Award winners!

The White Earth by Andrew McGahan – Miles Franklin Literary Award 2005
The Secret River by Kate Grenville – Commonwealth Writer’s Prize 2006
Gilead: a novel by Marilynne Robinson – Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2005
Matisse the master: a life of Henri Matisse, the conquest of colour, 1909-1954 by Hilary Spurling – Whitbread Biography award 2005 (available via BONUS)
The Sea by John Banville – Booker Prize winner 2005
Sixty Lights by Gail Jones – The Age (Melbourne) Book of the year – fiction 2005
Plenty: digressions on food by Gay Bilson – The Age Book of the year – Overall winner 2005 (available via BONUS)
The Turning by Tim Winton – Christina Stead Prize for fiction 2005
The idea of home: autobiographical essays – Douglas Stewart Prize for non-fiction 2005
By the river by Steven Herrick – Ethel Turner Prize for children’s fiction 2005
Smoke Encrypted whispers by Samuel Wagan Watson – Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry 2005
Are we there yet? by Alison Lester – Children’s Book Council of Australia best picture book 2005 The Known World by Edward P. Jones – IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2005
Joe Cinque’s consolation by Helen Garner – Ned Kelly Best true crime prize – 2005

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