2012 Prime Minister's Literary Awards Shortlists

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The shortlists for the 2012 Prime Minster's Literary Awards have been released.

The shortlisted works are:


All That I Am, Anna Funder
Sarah Thornhill, Kate Grenville
Foal's Bread, Gillian Mears
Autumn Laing, Alex Miller
Forecast: Turbulence, Janette Turner Hospital


Ashes in the Air, Ali Alizadeh
Interferon Psalms, Luke Davies
Armour, John Kinsella
Southern Barbarians, John Mateer
New and Selected Poems, Gig Ryan


A Short History of Christianity
, Geoffrey Blainey
Michael Kirby Paradoxes and Principles, A J Brown
Kinglake-350, Adrian Hyland
When Horse Became Saw, Anthony Macris
An Eye for Eternity: The Life of Manning Clark, Mark McKenna

Prize for Australian History

1835: The Founding of Melbourne and the Conquest of Australia, James Boyce
The Biggest Estate on Earth, Bill Gammage
Breaking the Sheep's Back, Charles Massy
Indifferent Inclusion: Aboriginal People and the Australian Nation, Russell McGregor
Immigration Nation: The Secret History of Us, Renegade Films Australia Pty Ltd

Young Adult Fiction

A Straight Line to My Heart
, Bill Condon
Being Here, Barry Jonsberg
Pan's Whisper, Sue Lawson
When We Were Two, Robert Newton
Alaska, Sue Saliba

Children's Fiction

Evangeline, The Wish Keeper's Helper, Maggie Alderson
The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Graeme Base
Father's Day, Anne Brooksbank
Come Down, Cat!
, written by Sonya Hartnett and illustrated by Lucia Masciullo
Goodnight, Mice!, written by Frances Watts and illustrated by Judy Watson

Not sure when the winners will be announced.

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