Category Archives: Miles Franklin Award

Miles Franklin Shortlist 2017

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist was announced this week. The finalists are: An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire (Picador) The Last Days of Ava Langdon by Mark O’Flynn  (UQP) Their Brilliant Careers by Ryan O’Neill (Black Inc.) Waiting by Philip Salom (Puncher … Continue reading

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Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin

‘Tis the season for longlists and shortlists! Those of us in the book industry love a good book award. The chance to debate and discuss the merits of our favourite books; to rail against or celebrate the judges choices is one … Continue reading

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I’ve BeenTravelling the World Through Books

               In  recent weeks I’ve been travelling across the world and through time and I’ve done it without leaving my lounge room – except for the occasional cup of coffee. I’ve travelled through books. Not travel guides or tales of … Continue reading

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Miles Franklin Winner review

Congratulations to Anna Funder for winning this year’s Miles franklin Award. And congratulations  also to the other short-listed authors because they have all written very fine novels! On September 12th last year I posted a blog headed “Anna Funder’s Brilliant … Continue reading

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