Category Archives: book debates

end-of-year bandwagon wrap-up: 2012

Well, hello there. Yes, it’s me.  I’m still here. Sometimes. Maybe. Anyhoody, I’ve had some recent requests to access this site and, in a move completely disparate to my usual apathetic-can’t-be-bothered-with-this-stuff-anymore-and-who-cares-if-people-think-I-hate-them-cos-it’s-more-than-likely-true, decided I should reopen the place and grace you … Continue reading

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POVs & encounters with my baby brother: 17

Okay, firstly, I just have to say ‘realise’ is spelt with an ‘s’ and now that I’ve corrected the English of a lolcat…  As one generally does…  Naturally… For those relatively new to me, I adore my Baby Brother (aka the BB) … Continue reading

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on behalf of the book buyers of oz

Ages ago I posted about a debate that was happening in Oz on the issue of the parallel importation of books. Basically this is legislation that gives an Australian-based publisher 30 days to print an Oz version (hence the different … Continue reading

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the great australian book debate

In 2008, the Australian Government announced its Productivity Commission would be undertaking a review of the provisions of our Copyright Act which restrict the parallel importation of books to Australia. This has caused significant debate in our little literary pond … Continue reading

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