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CHASS Australia Book Prize 2018 longlist announced

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) has announced the longlist for the 2018 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 longlisted titles are:

  • A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work (Bernadette Brennan, Text)
  • The Enigmatic Mr Deakin (Judith Brett, Text)
  • Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness (Kate Cole-Adams, Text)
  • John Curtin’s War: Volume I (John Edwards, Viking)
  • The First Casualty: From the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism (Peter Greste, Viking)
  • Asylum by Boat: Origins of Australia’s Refugee Policy (Claire Higgins, NewSouth)
  • Is International Law International? (Anthea Roberts, OUP).

A shortlist of three titles will be released later this month. The winner will be announced at the 2018 CHASS Australia Prizes Dinner on 29 October in Melbourne.

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