The 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards

We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been Highly Commended for the 2021 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards!

Young Adult:
- The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

Non-fiction:
- People of the River by Grace Karskens

Winners will be announced on Monday 1 February 2021 and more information can be found here.

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London

by Garth Nix

From the bestselling author of Angel Mage, this new fantasy adventure set in 1980s London follows one girl's quest to find her father, leading her to a secret society of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World when it disastrously intrudes into the modern world.

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People of the River

by Grace Karskens

A landmark history of Australia's first successful settler farming area, which was on the Hawkesbury-Nepean River. Award-winning historian Grace Karskens uncovers the everyday lives of ordinary people in the early colony, both Aboriginal and British.

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