2006 Age Book of the Year Award

The shortlists for the 2006 Age Book of the Year Awards have been released.

A Trial Separation: Australia and the Decolonisation of Papua New Guinea by Donald Denoon
The Weather Makers: The History and Future of Climate Change by Tim Flannery
Thunder from the Silent Zone: Rethinking China by Paul Monk
Florence Broadhurst: Her Secret and Extraordinary Lives by Helen O'Neill
Velocity: A Memoir by Mandy Sayer

The Kindly Ones by Susan Hampton
Friendly Fire by Jennifer Maiden
Biplane Houses by Les Murray
Urban Myths by John Tranter
The Universe Looks Down by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

The Resurrectionist by James Bradley
Slow Man by J.M. Coetzee
The Secret River by Kate Grenville
Dead Europe by Christos Tsiolkas
Swallow the Air by Tara June Winch

The prize for each category is $10,000, with a further $10,000 for the Age Book of the Year.

The awards will be announced at the Melbourne Town Hall on Friday August 25th, during the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

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