Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The Age Book of the Year Shortlist

THE SHORTLIST for the 2007 Age Book of the Year Awards for Fiction, Poetry and Nonfiction has been announced, and the winners of each category will compete for the overall Age Book of the Year Award.

1. The Time We Have Taken (Fourth Estate) / Steven Carroll
2. Sucked In (Text Publishing) / Shane Maloney
3. Every Move You Make (Chatto and Windus) / David Malouf
4. Careless (Picador) / Deborah Robertson
5. Carpentaria (Giramondo) / Alexis Wright

1. The Goldfinches of Baghdad (Flood Editions) / Robert Adamson
2. The Passenger (University of Queensland Press) / Laurie Duggan
3. Earthly Delights (Pandanus Books) / S.K. Kelen
4. El Dorado (Picador) / Dorothy Parker
5. Picnic (Giramondo) / Fay Zwicky

1. Back from the Brink: How Australia’s Landscape Can Be Saved (ABC Books) / Peter Andrews
2. The Great War (Macmillan) / Les Carlyon
3. Colonial Ambitions: Foundations of Australian Democracy (Melbourne University Press) / Peter Cochrane
4. Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica (New South) / Tom Griffiths
5. Unpolished Gem (Black Inc) / Alice Pung


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