The annual U.S. National Book Awards were established in 1936 and are one of the most venerable of all the American book awards. This year's winning titles were recently announced and we're excited to reveal that the winner of the Fiction category was Redeployment by Phil Kay - a collection of stories that make up a timeless portrait of the tragedy and folly of war.
Finalists in the prestigious Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism were recently announced and we are absolutely thrilled that Paul Barry's Breaking News: Sex, lies and the Murdoch succession has been named as a finalist for the Walkley Book Award!
We are thrilled to announce that Margo Lanagan's Sea Hearts is joint winner, with Fiona McFarlane's The Night Guest, of the 2014 Barbara Jefferis Award!
The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced the shortlist for its Human Rights Non-Fiction Literature Award and we're thrilled that Jayne Newling's Missing Christopher has been named as one of the finalists.