Another prize-worth of books to add to your reading list! The longlist for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced, with 11 contenders named, including two debut novelists and two previous winners:
Tracy Farr – The Life And Loves Of Lena Gaunt
Richard Flanagan – The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Ashley Hay – The Railwayman’s Wife
Melissa Lucashenko – Mullumbimby
Fiona McFarlane – The Night Guest
Nicolas Rothwell – Belomor
Trevor Shearston – Game
Cory Taylor – My Beautiful Enemy
Tim Winton – Eyrie
Alexis Wright – The Swan Book
Evie Wyld – All The Birds, Singing
Get reading and take a punt at guessing the judge’s shortlist, or join in the online discussion. The shortlist will be announced on Thursday 15 May 2014, with the winner to be announced on Thursday 26 June 2014.
Congratulations to all the nominees. We’ll soon have copies of all titles in stock, priced between $27 and $33 each.