The longlist for this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced and we are absolutely delighted to reveal that two Allen & Unwin authors have been recognised: Sofie Laguna for The Eye of the Sheep, and Christine Piper for After Darkness.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that Akhil Sharma has been awarded the Folio Prize 2015 for his blackly funny, heartbreaking novel Family Life.
The Indie Book Awards celebrate the best Australian books for a calendar year and are voted on by over 200 independent booksellers across Australia. Shortlists for the 2015 Awards were recently revealed and we are delighted to announce that Christine Piper has been nominated in the Debut Fiction category for her novel After Darkness.
We are delighted to let you know Allen & Unwin has two books on the 2015 Stella Prize Longlist: Sophie Laguna's mesmerising novel The Eye of the Sheep, and Biff Ward's poignant memoir In My Mother's Hands.
The shortlist for the £40,000 Folio Prize for Fiction has been announced and we're delighted to represent an amazing six of the eight shortlisted titles, via our UK cousins at Faber & Granta!
The BBC has polled US critics to find the greatest novels written so far this century - and we're delighted to announce that Junot Diaz's astonishing and delightful novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao has topped the vote.