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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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Books for the World

Hi there, a non-review post today!

Most of you don’t know, but my family has a little book charity called Books for the World that runs projects from time to time helping to get books to those who need them.

Our latest project is helping our friends at Sekolah Gunung Merapi in Indonesia raise money to buy textbooks, fill a library and pay for much needed repairs to their school in a town ravaged in 2010 by volcanic eruptions.

You can read all about the story, the campaign and how you can help here:

https://www.chuffed.org/project/school-books-for-sekolah-gunung-merapi

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