Category Archives: Lost the Plot

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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Lost the Plot – Episode 9

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Lost the Plot – Episode 8

Money to Read
moneytoread.mmmm.tv/
www.exteriores.gob.es/Embajadas/CANB…s/Prueba1.aspx

Roald Dahl Read-a-Thon

roald-dahl-readathon

Future Library
futurelibrary.no/future_library_pr_2016_sjon.pdf

Man Booker Prize 2016
www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/…re_iOSApp_Other

Nobel Prize 2016
www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/li…laureates/2016/
www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-25/b…ize-money/7961614
www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-29/b…iterature/7977276

Elena Ferrante Identity
www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/…entifies-author

Iranian Writer Jailed for Unpublished Book
www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/…y-stoning-death

Antiques Dealer Murdered for Wind in the Willows First Edition
www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/…4-snap-story.html

Mouse Guard Creator Reimagines Wind in the Willows
www.newsarama.com/31244-mouse-guar…_campaign=buffer

Stephen King Writes Childrens Book
www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/…e-the-choo-choo

New Tolkien Release
www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/…ren-and-luthien
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tale_of…BerenLuthien.jpg

Kit Marlowe Credited as Shakespeare Co-Writer
www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/oc…MP=share_btn_tw

Brandon Sanderson Film Rights Sold
www.tor.com/2016/10/27/brandon-…-dmg-entertainment/

Jasper Jones Trailer
www.youtube.com/watch?feature=you…OcGPY&app=desktop

Asia Bookroom
www.asiabookroom.com/

Book Clubs

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