Saturday, 9 March 2013

The Stella Prize

The Stella Prize is a very exciting new literary award for Australian women's writing.
The aim of this award is to raise the profile of women's writing, to bring readers to the work of female writers, and to encourage the future of women writers.

The Stella Prize will be awarded for the first time in 2013, on the 16th of April.

The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature. Named after one of Australia’s most important female authors, Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin (1879–1954), the prize rewards one writer with a significant monetary prize of $50,000.

To view the long list visit

Book of the Month

Each month, Book and Paper will have a 'book of the month' title, where customers will recieve a 10% discount on a fantastic new book recommended by the staff at B&P.

This month, it is the 'can't put down' thriller of Snow White Must Die, by Nele Neuhaus.

'On a September evening eleven years ago, two 17-year-old girls vanished without a trace from the tiny village of Altenhain, just outside Frankfurt. In a trial based on circumstantial evidence 20-year-old Tobias Sartorius was convicted and imprisoned for the murder of his childhood friend Laura and his beautiful girlfriend Stefanie - otherwise known as Snow White. After serving his sentence, Tobias returns home. Then history starts to repeat itself in a disastrous manner when another pretty girl goes missing. The police are thrown into a race against time. Will they be able to save her, or is she destined to die?'

Come in store to get 10% off this fantastic book, ends at the end of the month!