We’re excited to announce that Rachel Landers’ Who Bombed the Hilton? has been shortlisted for the 2016 Nib Waverley Library Award, which celebrates excellence in research in the creation of a literary work. In Who Bombed the Hilton? Landers wrestles with the evidence of the unsolved Hilton Hotel bombing in 1978, and amongst the details finds a prime suspect.
Congratulations to our authors on the QLD Premier’s Literary Awards shortlist
We’re thrilled to have a wide-range of titles up for QLD Premier’s Literary Awards 2016. In the History Book Award is 'Armenia, Australia and the Great War' (NewSouth), 'Australia’s Boldest Experiment' (NewSouth), 'The Oldest Foods on Earth' (NewSouth and 'Gay Sydney' (NewSouth). For the Non-fiction Book Award 'Offshore' (NewSouth) and 'Small Acts of Disappearance' (Giramondo), and for the Fiction Book Award is 'One' (Transit Lounge).
Stuart Macintyre and Tanya Evans Win at the NSW Premier's History Awards
NewSouth is thrilled that Stuart Macintyre’s 'Australia’s Boldest Experiment' has won the Australian History Prize and Tanya Evans’ 'Fractured Families' took home the NSW Community and Regional History Prize.
The judges described 'Australia’s Boldest Experiment' as a “truly magnificent contribution to political history”, and praised 'Fractured Families' as an outstanding and ambitious work. Our congratulations to all shortlisted authors.