Walkley Book Award 2016 longlist announced
The 2016 Walkley Book Award longlist has been announced.
The longlisted titles are:
- Phillip Schuler: The Remarkable Life of One of Australia’s Greatest War Correspondents (Mark Baker, A&U)
- The Squad (Yoni Bashan, HarperCollins)
- The Killing Season (Sarah Ferguson & Patricia Drum, MUP)
- Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru (Madeline Gleeson, NewSouth)
- Talking to My Country (Stan Grant, HarperCollins)
- Our Man Elsewhere: In Search of Alan Moorehead (Thornton McCamish, Black Inc.)
- The Art of Rivalry (Sebastian Smee, Text)
- The Ice Age (Luke Williams, Scribe)
- Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing (Ashleigh Wilson, Text).
A shortlist will be announced ahead of the awards presentation in Brisbane on 2 December.
The Walkley Book Award recognises excellence in Australian nonfiction literature and long-form journalism. For more information, click here.
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