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CHASS Australia Prize 2016 shortlist announced

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) has announced the 2016 Australia Book Prize shortlist.

The prize, worth $3500, is part of the CHASS Australia Prizes program, which aims to draw international attention to Australia’s achievements in the humanities, arts and social sciences.

The shortlisted titles are:

  • The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia (Frank Bongiorno, Black Inc.)
  • Across the Seas: Australia’s Response to Refugees: A History (Klaus Neumann, Black Inc.)
  • Mannix (Brenda Niall, Text).

The titles were chosen from a longlist announced in August. The winner will be announced at the CHASS Australia Prizes Dinner at RMIT University on 20 October.

For more information about the CHASS Australian Prizes program, click here.


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