Allen & Unwin named Publisher of the Year

In extremely exciting news, Allen & Unwin has been awarded Publisher of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards for the 13th time!

We are also delighted to announce that the following titles have won their categories in the ABIA People's Choice Awards! Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff's Illuminae also won the ABIA for Book of the Year: Older Children.

  • Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Book of the Year: Older Children AND People's Choice: Older Children

  • The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood – People's Choice: Literary Fiction Book of the Year

  • Cornersmith by Alex Elliot-Howery and James Grant (Murdoch Books) – People's Choice: Illustrated Book of the Year

To see all the categories and winners, visit


by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Kady and Ezra thought their break-up was messy until they witnessed their entire world literally falling apart. Now they're are piecing together what's left of their lives, and their romance, and trying to survive an intergalactic war.

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The Natural Way of Things

by Charlotte Wood

Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in an abandoned property in the middle of a desert in a story of two friends, sisterly love and courage - a gripping, starkly imaginative exploration of contemporary misogyny and corporate control, and of what it means to hunt and be hunted.

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