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Australian Book Industry Awards 2010—Shortlists Announced

The ABIA has unfurled its yearly shortlists and, quite frankly, we’re catching our breath here at Text.

A stellar year of publishing has resulted in stellar representation across a whole host of categories. A massive congratulations goes out to all our authors and their shortlisted books below and a big thank you to all those who have made these books a success.

The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony hosted by Gretel Killeen in Sydney on Wednesday 30 June. The full list of categories and shortlists is attached and as you’ll see it is an amazingly strong year. The Australian publishing industry is in robust health.

Text Publishing shortlistings:

Book of the Year 2010
Truth by Peter Temple

Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2010
Dog Boy by Eva Hornung

General Fiction Book of the Year
Truth by Peter Temple
The Death of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2010
The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer

Biography of the Year 2010
Affection by Krissy Kneen

Book of the Year for Older Children (8 to 14 years) 2010
The Billionaire’s Curse by Richard Newsome

And a couple of little nods in the direction of the team at Text.

Publisher Marketing Campaign of the Year 2010
Text Publishing for The Women in Black

Publisher of the Year 2010
The Text Publishing Company



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