Category Archives: Lost the Plot

Lost the Plot – Episode 16

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Noted Artwork
Tinted Edges Artwork
https://theshaunacorner.wordpress.com/2017/05/14/noted-festival-art-day-1-on-may-4th-2017/

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future
Hugh Mackay
https://whisperinggums.com/2017/06/12/monday-musings-on-australian-literature-act-writers-centre/
https://actwritersblog.com/2017/06/23/author-talk-with-hugh-mackay-selling-the-dream/

Geeks Doing Good
http://blog.patrickrothfuss.com/2017/06/geeks-doing-good-2017/

Colombia’s Lord of the Books
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/05/bogota-bibliophile-trash-collector-rescues-books-170522084707682.html

Man Booker International Prize
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/14/books/a-horse-walks-into-a-bar-wins-man-booker-international-prize.html?_r=0

Miles Franklin Award
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/books/miles-franklin-award-2017-shortlist-announced/news-story/422b5d83c594622450fceb7c0b4857d1

Nobel Prize in Literature
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-15/did-bob-dylan-plagiarise-his-nobel-acceptance-speech/8620786?sf88788951=1
https://youtu.be/6TlcPRlau2Q

Australian Library Design Awards
https://www.alia.org.au/media-releases/innovative-libraries-delivering-good-design

Roxane Gay and Mia Freedman
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/celebrity/cruel-and-humiliating-bad-feminist-author-roxane-gay-calls-out-treatment-by-mamamia-20170613-gwq7i5.html
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jun/13/roxane-gay-labels-mamamia-cruel-and-humiliating-will-she-fit-into-the-office-lift?CMP=soc_567

Clementine Ford and Avid Reader
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jun/27/how-an-independent-bookstore-took-on-anti-feminist-trolls-and-won?CMP=share_btn_fb

Rare Shakespeare Folio Goes to Queensland
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-06/rare-shakespeare-book-gets-vip-treatment/8594326

Book Auction
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jun/03/historic-irish-library-could-make-more-than-18m-at-auction?CMP=share_btn_fb

Book Crime
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-21/trace-the-unsolved-murder-of-maria-james/8612964

New John Green Book
https://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/john-green-has-a-new-book-coming-out-and-it-sounds?utm_term=.gu02aVDXg&bffbbooks#.kyPmWr9pN

Hani Abdile
http://www.australiaplus.com/international/in-person/somali-poet-writes-her-way-out-of-detention/8614040?sf89831986=1
http://writingthroughfences.org/sample-page/

New Tolkein Book
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-01/tolkien-book-beren-and-luthien-published-after-100-years/8582034?sf84354955=1&smid=Page:%20ABC%20News-Facebook_Organic&WT.tsrc=Facebook_Organic

Paddington Bear
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jun/28/paddington-bear-author-michael-bond-dies-aged-91

Dr Seuss Museum
http://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/first-dr-seuss-museum-springfield

Julia Baird
Julia Baird event

Harry Potter
https://www.theguardian.com/books/1997/jul/08/booksforchildrenandteenagers.danglaister
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/28/opinion/harry-potter-rowling-corbyn-muggle.html?nytmobile=0
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-26/harry-potter-the-boy-whose-fandom-lives-on-20-years-later/8644838
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-26/harry-potters-billion-dollar-entertainment-franchise/8627442
https://my.pottermore.com/wizarding-world-book-club
https://www.pottermore.com/news/open-casting-call-for-young-people-announced-for-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-sequel
http://hercanberra.com.au/cpnews/palace-electric-hosting-harry-potter-marathon/

Libraries ACT Harry Potter Event
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 20th Anniversary Hogwarts Edition

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Donna Hosie
http://donnahosie.wixsite.com/website

Manx Cat
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manx_cat

The Leaky Cauldron
http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/

JK Rowling’s wonderful website, then and now
http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/J._K._Rowling%27s_official_site
https://www.jkrowling.com/

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Lost the Plot – Episode 15

Also available via iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Future Library
www.facebook.com/Futurelibrary.no…/756937187813455
www.futurelibrary.no/

Lost Rocks
www.apublishedevent.net/projects/lost…lishing-event

Tasmania Mineral

Lost Rocks

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future
actwritersblog.com/2017/05/19/act-…e-2017-program/

Whispering Gums
whisperinggums.com/

Book Awards
abiawards.com.au/general/the-17th…nners-announced/
www.perpetual.com.au/MilesFranklin/…and-Recipients
www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/may/…literary-awards

William Caxton’s lost pages
www.bbc.com/news/education-39846929

Jane Austen’s Secret Love
www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/…9de0b04b64a6

Pride and Prejudice House for Sale
www.buzzfeed.com/laraparker/empty…books#.mmR7Ok09e

Taiwanese Author Commits Suicide
www.buzzfeed.com/kassycho/author-…books#.alAnbdlY9

Support Resources
www.lifeline.org.au/
www.1800respect.org.au/

N K Jemisin in the world’s worst interview
storify.com/nkjemisin/how-not-t…interview-an-author
archive.is/DnQ3H

…except maybe Paul Beatty’s
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…MP=share_btn_fb

Top Borrowed Books in Australia
www.alia.org.au/news/15524/aussie…and-relationships

Street Library Controversy
www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/ho…068c3975?%3F

The Book of Dust
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…clusive-extract

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…oidApp_Facebook

Islamophobia Teen Romance Novel
mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-31/…-romance/8574990

The Dark Tower
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjwfqXTebIY

Game of Thrones
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/…winds-of-winter

Harry Potter News
www.pottermore.com/news/wizarding-…n-to-pottermore
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-12/h…anic&sf78322054=1
www.buzzfeed.com/matthewchampion/…books#.ktAP7zvrq
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-20/h…anic&sf80469336=1

Canberra & District Historical Society

Canberra and District Historical Society

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

Meg and Tom Keneally

Meg and Tom Keneally

Jenevieve Chang

Jenevieve Chang

Noted Writers Festival

Noted Festival Launch

Canberra Women Writers Network
www.facebook.com/canberrawomenwriters/

Pulpture
www.blemishbooks.com.au/pulpture/
kbreyd.com/pulpture

Blemish Books - Tinted Edges

Pulpture - Books

Tinted Edges Pulpture

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Lost the Plot – Episode 14

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Seeking Tumnus YA Fiction Podcast
seekingtumnus.com/

World Builders
worldbuilders.org/page/fundraising
Michelle West books

Lost Rocks
Lost Rocks

The Great Book Swap – Indigenous Literacy Foundation
www.greatbookswap.org.au/

My New Bookshelf 😀
Book Shelf

Blemish Books – Pulpture
blemishbooks.com.au/news/index.shtml
blemishbooks.com.au/pulpture/index.…tform=hootsuite
WIP Pulpture

Banjo Paterson Park
Banjo Paterson Park

Banjo Paterson Bricks

Treasures from my Bookish Past

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Does anyone want these? Comment somewhere and I will send them.

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30 books!! I’m not making this up – people would have been sponsoring me like 20c a book.

 

 

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Hugo Award Finalists
www.worldcon.fi/wsfs/hugo-finalists/

Sad Puppies
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sad_Puppies

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/…d-wolf-erlbruch

Banned Books Week – 2016 Top Challenged Books
www.facebook.com/bannedbooksweek/…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

2016 Top Challenged Books
www.bustle.com/p/the-most-challe…leanor-park-50160

Aranda Primary School Decommissions Library
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/ara…-gvtcpx.html

National Simultaneous Storytime
www.alia.org.au/nss#resources

Anita Heiss’ New Book
www.facebook.com/AnitaHeissAuthor…/?type=3&theater

Cleverman Graphic Novel
www.facebook.com/ClevermanTV/phot…/?type=3&theater

Tara Moss Working on New Book
www.facebook.com/taramossauthor/p…/?type=3&theater

Free Copies of the Handmaid’s Tale in NYC
www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/free-c…af6d718a3ee6

My Cousin Rachel
www.facebook.com/ViragoPress/vide…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Berlin Syndrome
www.facebook.com/BerlinSyndromeAU…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Casting
www.facebook.com/pottermore/photo…/?type=3&theater
www.buzzfeed.com/eleanorbate/the-…books#.otw8edGB3

The Wheel of Time TV Series
variety.com/2017/tv/news/wheel-…tv-series-sony-1202

Kim Morton
feminartsy.com/unspoken-the-real…btqi-communities/

Apply to be a CBCA Judge
cbca.org.au/judges-judging

What’s In a Name by Myles Walsh
trove.nla.gov.au/work/213497657?s…sion=NBD58638784

Mrs Whitlam by Bruce Pascoe
www.goodreads.com/book/show/303422…from_search=true

Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr
www.goodreads.com/book/show/298660…from_search=true

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Lost the Plot – Episode 13

Slight language warning. Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Book Crossing
www.bookcrossing.com/

Copyright Improvement for Disability
theconversation.com/australias-copy…the-blind-67709

www.psnews.com.au/aps/543/news/lib…opyright-changes

Man Returns Library Book 35 Years Overdue
www.atlasobscura.com/articles/man-r…ium=atlas-page

The Great Book Swap

https://indigenousliteracyfoundation.secure.force.com/CICD__CAFSignUp?id=701A0000001BA4d

Indigenous Poet Wins $215,000 Literary Prize
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/mar/…MP=share_btn_tw

The Stella Prize
thestellaprize.com.au/prize/2017/

The International Man Booker Prize Longlist
themanbookerprize.com/news/man-booke…list-announced

ABIA Awards Longlist
abiawards.com.au/general/2017-abia-book-longlist/

Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist
cbca.org.au/short-list-2017

Headmaster Bans Books from School Library
www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/h…brary-1.3028857

Steve Biddulph Asked to Sign Gag Before Talk
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-02/p…cceptable/8318670

Author Asked Not To Talk About Own Book
nerdybookclub.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/…arbara-dee/

Backlash for Comments about Trans Women
www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/chimam…d1078ca7180b

Jackie French’s Wombat Chews Book
http://www.facebook.com/authorjackiefren…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Melania Trump Reads to Sick Kids
http://www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/1…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Underappreciated Labour of the Wives of Fiction Authors
www.buzzfeed.com/ishmaeldaro/than…RQg0r#.ynj2gjm8P

Science Fiction Let Down by Aussie Publilshers
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-09/a…ublishers/8336308

Libraries ACT Book Sale
www.facebook.com/LibrariesACT/pho…/?type=3&theater

Lyneham Secondhand Bookstore Robbed Twice
www.facebook.com/booklorelyneham/…1248589508572596

www.facebook.com/booklorelyneham/…/?type=3&theater

www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/own…-gv901h.html

Cartoonist Murray Ball Dies
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-12/m…anic&sf61819830=1

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Exhibition
www.facebook.com/britishlibrary/p…/?type=3&theater

Cover Revealed for 3rd Stormlight Archive Book
www.tor.com/2017/03/16/revealin…stormlight-archive/

New le Carre Book
penguin.com.au/authors/85-john-l…new-john-le-carre

Stephen Fry Narrates Sherlock Holmes
www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/1…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Film Adaptation of My Cousin Rachel
www.facebook.com/ViragoPress/phot…/?type=3&theater

Books for the World
www.books4theworld.com

Books Arrive in Tanzania

Books for the World - Tanzania

Sekolah Gunung Merapi

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Lost the Plot – Episode 12

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Milo Yiannopoulous’ book deal cancelled
www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/milo-y…f077b3ed221c

Kitchener Street Library
https://books4theworld.com/kitchener-street-library/

Book Crossing
www.bookcrossing.com/

Lifeline Bookfair
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/lif…-gu544a.html

Lifeline Selfie

Episode 7 – Lifeline Bookfair
Lost_the_plot – Episode-7-lifeline-bookfair

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards
www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/jan/…he-drovers-wife
www.facebook.com/HachetteAustrali…/?type=3&theater

Costa Book of the Year
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jan/…ook-of-the-year

Stella Prize
thestellaprize.com.au/prize/2017/

Library Lovers Day
Library Lovers Day

Cologne Library
www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/feb…=share_btn_link
www.facebook.com/BernamaNewsChann…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Most Expensive Library in Russia
*note I said in the podcast that books ranged in price from $500 to $840, which is not correct. This is the average price per book.
rbth.com/arts/literature/2017…in-petersburg_696633

Book Thieves
www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/fe…-into-warehouse

State Government Sued Over Key Witness’ Book
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-20/gordon-wood-sues-state-of-nsw-for-malicious-prosecution/8285392

The Book in Question
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6924523

Professor Frisked at Airport Over Books
https://medium.com/@chanda/black-semitic-girl-reader-at-the-airport-76b751dadbce#.87v8ff408

Mem Fox Detained at LA Airport
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-25/m…officials/8303366

Local Canberra Bookshop Threatened by Proposed Development
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/cur…-gu2ev3.html

Harry Potter House Themed Editions
www.facebook.com/dymocksbooks/pho…/?type=3&theater
www.pottermore.com/news/hogwarts-h…0th-anniversary

Philip Pullman Announces New Trilogy
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/feb/…MP=share_btn_fb
penguin.com.au/authors/32-philip…lmans-new-trilogy

Neil Gaiman Announces Neverwhere Sequel
bookriot.com/2017/02/17/neil-ga…neverwhere-sequel/

American Gods Graphic Novel
www.darkhorse.com/Comics/30-430/Am…n-Gods-Shadows-1

Anniversary Edition of the Name of the Wind
www.tor.com/2017/02/03/patrick-…icle-book-3-update/

Me with Clementine Ford
Fight Like a Girl

Larry Buttrose on Ghostwriting A Long Way Home
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-16/a…hind-lion/8276278

Animorphs AMA with K A Applegate
www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/g…imorphs_and_many/

Ghostwriting
answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=57007
daybydaywriter.wordpress.com/2010/02/12…stwriting/
dereklewis.com/famous-ghostwritt…eir-ghostwriters/
www.jamespatterson.com/bookshots#.WMTAlPmGNPY
andrewcrofts.com/what-is-ghostwriting/
raventools.com/blog/truth-about-ghostwriting/

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Lost the Plot – Episode 11

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

World Builders
worldbuilders.org/

2017 Reading List
www.facebook.com/paperchainbookst…/?type=3&theater

23 books 8 Canberrans will be reading this summer
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/the…-gtftsm.html

Booktopia Favourite Australian Author
blog.booktopia.com.au/2017/01/27/vot…ralian-author/

Amazon sells out of 1984
gizmodo.com/amazon-sells-out-of…read-a-g-1791658901

Mein Kampf becomes bestseller
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-04/m…n-germany/8160024

Milo Yiannopouloss’ new book
www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/milo-yi…books#.qvGKGOaka
electricliterature.com/roxane-gay-pu…bd#.u9zu4f99d
mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-05/…ver-deal/8163542

Fake library patron Chuck Finlay
www.atlasobscura.com/articles/why-a…ium=atlas-page

South Sudan bookseller
www.theguardian.com/global-developm…orn-south-sudan

2017 Free Comic Book Day catalog
freecomicbookday.com/catalog

Release estimate for George R R Martin’s latest book
www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/george…Xx4B4#.rnBb8WBAB

New edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
www.pottermore.com/news/updated-ed…medium=referral

The Magic Faraway Tree Movie
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-28…uster-film.html

Jodi Piccoult’s Small Great Things Film
deadline.com/2017/01/viola-davi…amblin-1201895736/

The Handmaid’s Tale trailer
www.facebook.com/handmaidsonhulu/…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett book Good Omens TV Show
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jan/…n-prime-in-2018

Professor finds lost book
www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/this-…j6MkM#.rx1K5aLpL

Four year old girl librarian for the day at Library of Congress
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-14/f…-congress/8182876

Donna Hosie
http://donnahosie.wixsite.com/website

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Lost the Plot – Episode 10

 

Also available via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Books for the World Kitchener Street Library
books4theworld.com/kitchener-street-library/

National Library of Australia
www.nla.gov.au/unbound
www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016…elp-deliver-trove

Library Cat
dfw.cbslocal.com/2016/12/14/libra…wanted-him-gone/

Hardayal Library
www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/century…Ijfg3FwI.html

Denzel Washington’s Childhood Librarian
www.cbsnews.com/news/denzel-washi…a&linkId=32331937

Library Book Returned 120 Years Late
www.theguardian.com/education/2016/…o-fine-hereford

Canberra Man’s Missing Memoir
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/the…-gt5rk6.html
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/can…-gta11r.html

Parallel Importation Laws
www.theguardian.com/books/2016/dec/…MP=share_btn_fb

Taxpayers Pay for Politician Books
www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-02/p…-expenses/8085842

Jasper Jones Trailer
www.facebook.com/jasperjonesfilm/…167064843390079/

The Handmaid’s Tale
www.buzzfeed.com/krystieyandoli/t…WN909#.isza256D6
www.buzzfeed.com/krystieyandoli/h…aAoKo#.nsb96gzbz

Neil Gaiman’s Stardust
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xs23…me=radio_and_music

Haruki Murakami New Novel
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/12/0…/#.WHX4vPl95PY

J K Rowling
time.com/4609349/j-k-rowling-new-books-twitter/
www.facebook.com/abcnews24.au/vid…/?type=2&theater
www.upworthy.com/jk-rowling-found…-was-magic?c=pop

Jolabokaflod
www.npr.org/2012/12/25/16753793…hristmas-book-flood

Richard Adams
www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-38446309

2016 Book Stats

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