Winners Announced! 2018 NSW Premier's History Awards
Winners of the 2018 NSW Premier’s History Awards were announced on Friday 31 August. A huge congratulations to Christina Twomey, who won the Australian History Prize for her book 'The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia', and to Paul Irish, who received the NSW Community and Regional History Prize for 'Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney'. Both are extraordinary books that we are very proud to publish.
Big congratulations to Meredith Lake who has just won the 2018 Christian Book of the Year for her book The Bible in Australia.
In The Bible in Australia, Meredith Lake explores how in the hands of Bible-bashers, immigrants, suffragists, evangelists, unionists, writers, artists and Indigenous Australians, the Bible has played a contested but defining role in this country.
NewSouth Books congratulates authors on the 2018 NSW Premier's History Awards Shortlist
Big congratulations from NewSouth Books to their authors and publishers included in the NSW Premier's History Awards Shortlist. For the Australian History Prize is 'The Battle Within' by Christina Twomey (NewSouth) and 'Slow Catastrophes' by Rebecca Jones (Monash University Publishing). For the NSW Regional and Community History Prize is 'Hidden in Plain View' by Paul Irish (NewSouth) and 'River Dreams' by Ian Tyrrell (NewSouth). And for the Young People’s History Prize is 'Marvellous Miss May' by Stephanie Owen Reeder (NLA Publishing).