The Age Book of the Year Shortlists [Update]

The shortlisted works for the 2007 The Age Book of the Year Awards have been announced.

The Time We Have Taken by Steven Carroll
Sucked In by Shane Maloney
Every Move You Make by David Malouf
Careless by Deborah Robertson
Carpentaria by Alexis Wright

Back from the Brink: How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved by Peter Andrews
The Great War by Les Carlyon
Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy by Peter Cochrane
Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica by Tom Griffiths
Unpolished Gem by Alice Pung

The Goldfinches of Baghdad by Robert Adamson
The Passenger by Laurie Duggan
El Dorado by Dorothy Porter
Earthly Delights by S.K. Kelen
Picnic by Fay Zwicky

The winners in each category, as well as The Book of the Year, will be presented at the Melbourne Town Hall on August 24 before Clive James delivers the opening address of the 2007 Melbourne Writers' Festival.

[Update: I inadvertently left Carpentaria out of the fiction category. Put it down to incompetence.]

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