2008 The Age Book of the Year Shortlists

The shortlisted works for 2008 The Age Book of the Year have been announced.

The shortlists are as follows:

Diary of a Bad Year, J.M. Coetzee
Burning In, Mireille Juchau
The Orphan Gunner, Sara Knox
The Good Parents, Joan London
Breath, Tim Winton

I Am Melba, Ann Blainey
Van Dieman's Land, James Boyce
An Exacting Heart, Jacqueline Kent
A Family History of Smoking, Andrew Riemer
American Journeys, Don Watson

Not Finding Wittgenstein, J.S. Harry
Shades of the Sublime, John Kinsella
Bark, Anthony Lawrence
Typewriter Music, David Malouf
Scar Revision, Tracy Ryan

The winners of the awards, as well as the Book of the Year (the best of the best), will be announced at the Melbourne Writers' Festival later in August.

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