Nib Literary Award 2021 Longlist

 
We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been longlisted for the 2020 Nib Literary Award!

  • The Truth About China by Bill Birtles
  • The Last Lions of Africa by Anthony Ham
  • Who Gets to Be Smart by Bri Lee
  • Son of the Brush by Tim Olsen
  • The Imitator by Rebecca Starford

The shortlist will be announced in September.

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

Who Gets to Be Smart

by Bri Lee

Bri Lee, best-selling and award-winning author of Eggshell Skull, asks Who gets to be smart? in this forensic and hard-hitting exploration of knowledge, power and privilege.

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The Truth About China

by Bill Birtles

A thrilling and provocative account of unfolding tensions between China and the West, filled with the people, stories and sticky situations from Bill Birtles' five years as ABC correspondent.

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The Imitator

by Rebecca Starford

A page-turning World War Two spy thriller, based on true events.

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Son of the Brush

by Tim Olsen

A frank and revealing memoir by the son of Australia's greatest living painter.

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The Last Lions of Africa

by Anthony Ham

An incredible and moving account of one man's journey into the world of lions, why they are fast disappearing and what can be done to save them from extinction and thus save Africa, whose delicate ecosystem depends on these apex predators to keep everything in balance.

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