Category Archives: Lost the Plot

Lost the Plot – Episode 18

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Show Notes

Beyond Q Bookshop

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future
Program Description
Lost the Plot Episode 15
Whispering Gums Blog
Author Talk with Hugh Mackay
Fellowship Presentation on Japanese Girlhood
Author Talk with Kate Forsyth
ACT Writers Centre Event on Dealing with Rejection and Success
Fellowship Presentation on Ivan Southall, Australian YA author

Picnic at Hanging Rock
National Library of Australia 50 year anniversary event for Picnic at Hanging Rock
Live Video Stream

Books for the World

Sekolah Gunung Merapi

Kitchener Street Library
Lost the Plot Episode 9 – Street Libraries

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Koala Park Laundromat Prank
25 copies of 50 Shades of Grey

Koala Park Library Revenge

2017 Nobel Prize for Literature
Kazuo Ishiguro

2017 Man Booker Prize
George Saunders
Review of “The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil” by George Saunders

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Review of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”
Episode 5 of Lost the Plot – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Launch
Official Website

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
New characters cast

Harry Potter: A History of Magic
BBC2 Documentary

Tales of Beedle the Bard
Illustrated Edition

“La Belle Sauvage” by Philip Pullman
Book Released

“A Pocketful of Crows” by Joanne Harris
Book Released

“Oathbringer” by Brandon Sanderson
Book release date: 14 November
Brandon Sanderson’s Website

“Warrior Bards” by Juliet Marillier
To be released in 2019

Our First Story
Same Sex Parent Books

Fahrenheit 451
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Library Fine Amnesty
Adelaide Grandmother allowed back in library

Keeping Up with the Librarians

To Kill a Mockingbird Removed from School District Reading List
Full article on Slate

Author Ellen van Neerven receives racist abuse after poem on HSC English Exam
SMH Article
Stella Prize Statement
SBS Article
Crikey Article
Open Letter to NSW Education Department
Ellen van Neerven’s website

ACT Writers Centre – Sofie Laguna and Karen Viggers

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Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb
Chat 10 Looks 3 podcast

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Muse Bookshop – Double Book Launch

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Erin-Claire Barrow – Feminist Fairytales
Patreon Page

Erin-Claire Barrow’s Website – Sign up to the newsletter to get updates about the forthcoming Kickstarter.
Erin-Claire Barrow’s facebook page
Erin-Claire Barrow’s Shop

Elena Ferrante Controversy
Episode 8 of Lost the Plot

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Lost the Plot – Episode 17

Hi everyone, I’m super excited to announce the launch of Season 2 of Lost the Plot together with my new Patreon page! If you like my podcast, please check it out and consider supporting. Thanks so much!

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Show Notes:

Lost the Plot Patreon Page

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter…-potter/


Interactive Wands…e-Wands.html


Library Bar


Little Free Libraries


Friends of the Library…ends-bookstore/


Five Weeks of American Literature

Steinbeck and Copyright…ooks.booksnews1…61220-gtevie.html…ht-October2012.pdf…-8/?r=AU&IR=T

Beyond Q Bookshop



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Lost the Plot – Episode 16

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Noted Artwork
Tinted Edges Artwork

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future
Hugh Mackay

Geeks Doing Good

Colombia’s Lord of the Books

Man Booker International Prize

Miles Franklin Award

Nobel Prize in Literature

Australian Library Design Awards

Roxane Gay and Mia Freedman

Clementine Ford and Avid Reader

Rare Shakespeare Folio Goes to Queensland

Book Auction

Book Crime

New John Green Book

Hani Abdile

New Tolkein Book

Paddington Bear

Dr Seuss Museum

Julia Baird
Julia Baird event

Harry Potter

Libraries ACT Harry Potter Event





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




Donna Hosie

Manx Cat

The Leaky Cauldron

JK Rowling’s wonderful website, then and now

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Lost the Plot – Episode 15

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Future Library…/756937187813455

Lost Rocks…lishing-event

Tasmania Mineral

Lost Rocks

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future…e-2017-program/

Whispering Gums

Book Awards…nners-announced/…and-Recipients…literary-awards

William Caxton’s lost pages

Jane Austen’s Secret Love…9de0b04b64a6

Pride and Prejudice House for Sale…books#.mmR7Ok09e

Taiwanese Author Commits Suicide…books#.alAnbdlY9

Support Resources

N K Jemisin in the world’s worst interview…interview-an-author

…except maybe Paul Beatty’s…MP=share_btn_fb

Top Borrowed Books in Australia…and-relationships

Street Library Controversy…068c3975?%3F

The Book of Dust…clusive-extract

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness…oidApp_Facebook

Islamophobia Teen Romance Novel…-romance/8574990

The Dark Tower

Game of Thrones…winds-of-winter

Harry Potter News…n-to-pottermore…anic&sf78322054=1…books#.ktAP7zvrq…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


Blemish Books - Tinted Edges

Pulpture - Books

Tinted Edges Pulpture

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Lost the Plot – Episode 14

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Seeking Tumnus YA Fiction Podcast

World Builders
Michelle West books

Lost Rocks
Lost Rocks

The Great Book Swap – Indigenous Literacy Foundation

My New Bookshelf 😀
Book Shelf

Blemish Books – Pulpture…tform=hootsuite
WIP Pulpture

Banjo Paterson Park
Banjo Paterson Park

Banjo Paterson Bricks

Treasures from my Bookish Past




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


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




Hugo Award Finalists

Sad Puppies

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award…d-wolf-erlbruch

Banned Books Week – 2016 Top Challenged Books…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

2016 Top Challenged Books…leanor-park-50160

Aranda Primary School Decommissions Library…-gvtcpx.html

National Simultaneous Storytime

Anita Heiss’ New Book…/?type=3&theater

Cleverman Graphic Novel…/?type=3&theater

Tara Moss Working on New Book…/?type=3&theater

Free Copies of the Handmaid’s Tale in NYC…af6d718a3ee6

My Cousin Rachel…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Berlin Syndrome…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Casting…/?type=3&theater…books#.otw8edGB3

The Wheel of Time TV Series…tv-series-sony-1202

Kim Morton…btqi-communities/

Apply to be a CBCA Judge

What’s In a Name by Myles Walsh…sion=NBD58638784

Mrs Whitlam by Bruce Pascoe…from_search=true

Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr…from_search=true

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Lost the Plot – Episode 13

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Book Crossing

Copyright Improvement for Disability…the-blind-67709…opyright-changes

Man Returns Library Book 35 Years Overdue…ium=atlas-page

The Great Book Swap

Indigenous Poet Wins $215,000 Literary Prize…MP=share_btn_tw

The Stella Prize

The International Man Booker Prize Longlist…list-announced

ABIA Awards Longlist

Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist

Headmaster Bans Books from School Library…brary-1.3028857

Steve Biddulph Asked to Sign Gag Before Talk…cceptable/8318670

Author Asked Not To Talk About Own Book…arbara-dee/

Backlash for Comments about Trans Women…d1078ca7180b

Jackie French’s Wombat Chews Book…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Melania Trump Reads to Sick Kids…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Underappreciated Labour of the Wives of Fiction Authors…RQg0r#.ynj2gjm8P

Science Fiction Let Down by Aussie Publilshers…ublishers/8336308

Libraries ACT Book Sale…/?type=3&theater

Lyneham Secondhand Bookstore Robbed Twice…1248589508572596…/?type=3&theater…-gv901h.html

Cartoonist Murray Ball Dies…anic&sf61819830=1

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Exhibition…/?type=3&theater

Cover Revealed for 3rd Stormlight Archive Book…stormlight-archive/

New le Carre Book…new-john-le-carre

Stephen Fry Narrates Sherlock Holmes…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Film Adaptation of My Cousin Rachel…/?type=3&theater

Books for the World

Books Arrive in Tanzania

Books for the World - Tanzania

Sekolah Gunung Merapi

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Lost the Plot – Episode 12

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Milo Yiannopoulous’ book deal cancelled…f077b3ed221c

Kitchener Street Library

Book Crossing

Lifeline Bookfair…-gu544a.html

Lifeline Selfie

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

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards…he-drovers-wife…/?type=3&theater

Costa Book of the Year…ook-of-the-year

Stella Prize

Library Lovers Day
Library Lovers Day

Cologne Library…=share_btn_link…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.…in-petersburg_696633

Book Thieves…-into-warehouse

State Government Sued Over Key Witness’ Book

The Book in Question

Professor Frisked at Airport Over Books

Mem Fox Detained at LA Airport…officials/8303366

Local Canberra Bookshop Threatened by Proposed Development…-gu2ev3.html

Harry Potter House Themed Editions…/?type=3&theater…0th-anniversary

Philip Pullman Announces New Trilogy…MP=share_btn_fb…lmans-new-trilogy

Neil Gaiman Announces Neverwhere Sequel…neverwhere-sequel/

American Gods Graphic Novel…n-Gods-Shadows-1

Anniversary Edition of the Name of the Wind…icle-book-3-update/

Me with Clementine Ford
Fight Like a Girl

Larry Buttrose on Ghostwriting A Long Way Home…hind-lion/8276278

Animorphs AMA with K A Applegate…imorphs_and_many/


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