2012 Australian Book Industry Award Winners

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The winners of the 2012 Australian Book Industry Awards were announced recently.  I would like to have listed these winners earlier but the organiser's website has not been updated with the news.  I'm indebted to "Readings" for the details.

Book of the Year
All That I Am by Anna Funder (Penguin)

Newcomer of the Year (debut writer)
Past the Shallows by Favel Parrett (Hachette)

Literary Fiction Book of the Year
All That I Am by Anna Funder (Penguin)

General Fiction Book of the Year
Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville (Text)

Biography of the Year
Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage by Hazel Rowley (MUP)

General Non-fiction Book of the Year
Worse Things Happen At Sea by William McInnes & Sarah Watt (Hachette)

Illustrated Book of the Year
Tasting India by Christine Manfield (Lantern)

Book of the Year for Younger Children (age range 0 to 8 years)
Rudie Nudie by Emma Quay (ABC Kids)

Book of the Year for Older Children (age range 8 to 14 years)
The 13-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths (Pan Macmillan)

Independent Bookseller of the Year
Shearer's Bookshop (NSW/ACT)

Chain / Franchise Bookseller of the Year
Hill of Content Bookshop (Balmain, NSW/ACT)

Specialist Bookseller of the Year
Boffins Bookshop (WA)

Regional Bookseller of the Year
Fullers Bookshop (Launceston, TAS)

Bookseller Promotional Campaign of the Year
Avid Reader for National Bookshop Day

Small Publisher of the Year
Text Publishing

Publisher of the Year
Allen & Unwin

Distributor of the Year
United Book Distributors

Publisher Promotional Campaign of the Year
Random House for Vintage Classics

International Success of the Year
Penguin Group for Midnight in Peking by Paul French

Book Industry Digital Innovation Award

You can read the full shortlists here.

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