Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Prime Minister's Literary Award Shortlist

The shortlist for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards was announced on 18 September.

The Fiction List is
Murray Bail - The Pages
Geraldine Brooks - The People of the Book
Richard Flanagan - Wanting
Peter Goldsworthy - Everything I Knew
Sofie Laguna - One Foot Wrong
Nam Le - The Boat
Joan London - The Good Parents

The Non-Fiction List is
James Boyle - Van Diemen's Land
Brian Dribble - Doing Life: a Biography of Elizabeth Jolley
Jenny Hocking - Gough Whitlam: a Moment in History
Chloe Hooper - The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island
Evelyn Juers - House of Exile: the Life and Times of Heinrich Mann & Nelly Kroeger-Mann
Marilyn Lake & Henry Reynolds - Drawing the Global Colour Line
David Marr - The Henson Case
Don Watson - American Journeys

For more information please visit the Prime Minister's Literary Awards website.

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