Booksellers' Choice Book of the Year Awards 2020 longlists

We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been longlisted for the Booksellers' Choice Book of the Year Awards! 

Kids' Reading Guide Children’s Book of the Year:
Mr Chicken All Over Australia by Leigh Hobbs

Booksellers' Choice Non-Fiction Book of the Year:
Kitty Flanagan’s 488 Rules for Life by Kitty Flanagan
Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

Nielsen Adult Fiction Book of the Year:
Bruny by Heather Rose
Silver by Chris Hammer
Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas
The Weekend by Charlotte Wood
Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris (Bonnier Echo)

The shortlists will be announced 4 June and the winners will be announced on 8 July.

The rest of the longlists and more information can be found here.

Damascus

by Christos Tsiolkas

The stunningly powerful new novel from the author of The Slap.

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Your Own Kind of Girl

by Clare Bowditch

ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir.

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The Weekend

by Charlotte Wood

The brilliant new novel from Charlotte Wood, acclaimed author of The Natural Way of Things.

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Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life

by Kitty Flanagan

488 Rules for Life is Kitty Flanagan's way of making the world a more pleasant place to live. Providing you with the antidote to every annoying little thing, these rules are not made to be broken.

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Cilka's Journey

by Heather Morris

The sequel to the International Number One Bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, based on a true story of love and resilience.

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Mr Chicken All Over Australia

by Leigh Hobbs

Australia is full of big things, and Mr Chicken wants to see them all. A triumph from the 2016-2017 Australian Children's Laureate.

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Bruny

by Heather Rose

The brilliant and explosive new novel from the author of the award-winning The Museum of Modern Love.

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Silver

by Chris Hammer

Martin Scarsden returns in the sequel to the bestselling Scrublands.

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