Reading Group discussion notes - Publisher's sites

Many book publishers host websites supporting reading groups. 

Allen & Unwin Reading Group support - contains reading group notes, author interviews, book extracts and recommended reading guides.

Harper Collins Publishers Australia - contains reading group notes, author forums and book reviews.  There is also the American Harper Collins Readers site.

Picador Pan McMillan Reading Groups - contains reading groups notes and reviews.

Random House Australia Reading Group Lists - contains suggested reading group questions, author biography and book information.

Book Reviews

London Review of Books - highly reputable source of reviews for recently released books on a range of subjects.

New York Review of Books - The New York Review of Books is one of the most influential book reviews. 

Guardian Book Reviews - UK Guardian Unlimited site containing book reviews, podcasts and genre guides.

New York Times Books Review - books reviews of the New York Times.

Book Prizes

Booker Prize Winners - a summary of winners of the Man Booker Prize, awarded for best fiction.  Award was established in 1969 and is open to members of the British Commonwealth or Republic of Ireland.

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award - is the largest and most international prize of its kind. It involves libraries from all corners of the globe, and is open to books written in any language.

Nobel Prize for Literature 

NSW Premier's Literary Awards - list of winners for this year and previous years.

Pultizer Prize Winners -  summary of winners of the US Pultizer Prize and links to the US site.

Festivals & Organisations

Sydney Writers Festival

Young Writers Festival

Literature Board of the Australia Council

Children's Book Council of Australia