An ode to Independent Bookshops from Charlotte Wood

We’re hugely proud that Charlotte Wood and her remarkable novel The Natural Way of Things picked up both the Fiction prize and the overall Book of the Year prize at the Australian Indie Bookseller’s Awards and gave a rousing speech about literary awards, and the power of independent bookstores and their incredible staff, which we’re delighted to share here: 

I am so very, very touched by these awards, and so grateful.… Read the rest