which had human-like teeth have been found in Bulgaria and Greece, dating to 7.2 million years ago.
They've announced the winners of this year's NSW Premier's Literary Awards -- in horrible fashion at the official site and equally if differently horribly, in pdf format for the official 'media release'.
Book of the year went to a play, The Drover's Wife, by Leah Purcell (see the Currency Press publicity page), while the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction went to Heather Rose's Marina Abramović-inspired Stella Prize-winning novel, The Museum of Modern Love.
The UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing went to Letter to Pessoa, by Michelle Cahill (see the Giramondo publicity page).
And Royall Tyler -- who has done both The Tale of Genji and The Tale of the Heike -- won the NSW Premier's Translation Prize. Nice to see that they also have a 'Multicultural NSW Early Career Translator Prize' (which went to Jan Owen).
Publishing in ... India
At Bloomberg Iain Marlow suggests India's Book-Buying Habits Say A Lot About The Country's Economy -- though the biggest take-away might be just how small the trade sector still is, with the
In The Atlantic Alvaro Santana-Acuña writes at length about How One Hundred Years of Solitude Became a Classic, while at the Harry Ransom Center site they offer their One Hundred Years of Solitude Anniversary Collection