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CHASS Australia Book Prize 2017 shortlist announced

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) has announced the shortlist for the 2017 Australia Book Prize.

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 Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft (Tom Griffiths, Black Inc.)
  • From the Edge: Australia’s Lost Histories (Mark McKenna, MUP)
  • Evatt: A Life (John Murphy, NewSouth)
  • Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story (Elizabeth Tynan, NewSouth).

The winner will be announced at the 2017 CHASS Australia Prizes Dinner on 10 October in Melbourne.

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