2009 Age Book of the Year Shortlists

The shortlists for "The Age" Book of the Year Awards have been announced.

The shortlisted works are


Things We Didn't See Coming - Steven Amsterdam (Sleepers)

Look Who's Morphing - Tom Cho (Giramondo)

Butterfly - Sonya Hartnett (Hamish Hamilton)

Cooee - Vivienne Kelly (Scribe)

Ransom - David Malouf (Knopf)



The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island - Chloe Hooper (Hamish Hamilton)

Darwin's Armada: How Four Voyagers to Australasia won the Battle for Evolution and Changed the World - Iain McCalman (Viking)

The Red Highway - Nicholas Rothwell (Back Inc)

Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History - Jenny Hocling (Miegunyah Press)

Down to the Crossroads: On the Trail of the 2008 US Election - Guy Rundle (Penguin)



The Golden Bird - Richard Adamson (Black Inc)

True Thoughts - Pam Brown (Salt Publishing)

Divine Comedy - John Kinsella (University of Queensland Press)

Fire Season - Kate Middleton (Giramondo)

Better than God - Peter Porter (Picador)

The winners of the awards will be announced on Friday August 21st during the Melbourne Writers' Festival. 

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