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9 July 2018
Six compelling personal stories have been shortlisted for the $25,000 National Biography Award 2018, the State Library of NSW announced today at a special event.
The shortlisted works are:
- Songs of a War Boy by Deng Thiak Adut with Ben Mckelvey (Hachette Australia)
- Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader by Troy Bramston (Scribe Publications)
- A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work by Bernadette Brennan (Text Publishing)
- The Enigmatic Mr Deakin by Judith Brett (Text Publishing
- Writing for Raksmey: A Story of Cambodia by Joan Healy (Monash University Publishing)
- The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim Winton (Penguin Random House Australia)
Download full media release.pdf