2009 John Button Prize Shortlist

The shortlisted works for the 2009 John Button Prize have been announced

Those works are:

Chloe Hooper: The Tall Man -- Death and Life on Palm Island (Penguin)
Marcia Langton: "The end of `big men' politics" (Griffith Review)
Margot O'Neill: Blind Conscience (UNSW Press)
Geoffrey Robertson: The Statute of Liberty -- How Australians can take back their rights (Vintage Books)
Galarrwuy Yunupingu: "Tradition, Truth and Tomorrow" (The Monthly)

The full longlist can be found here.

The John Button Prize, "created in memory of the late Industry Minister, Senator and writer, awards $20,000 to the best piece of non-fiction writing on politics or public policy in the previous 12 months."


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