The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage was announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Australian History 2012 on 23 July 2012.

Fishpond Australia, The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage. Buy Books online: The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia, ISBN Bill Gammage

Voted by readers as the number one Australian book to read before you die, as revealed on the First Tuesday Book Club on ABC

Cloudstreet Tim Winton From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet, where they begin their lives again from scratch

Hilary Mantel has become the third author to win the Man Booker Prize twice.

"Bring up the Bodies", Hilary Mantel’s sequel to Wolf Hall as just as good as the first book in the series and absolutely deserved its Booker Prize win.

Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng has won the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize for The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books). This is the second time the Man Asian Literary Prize has been won by a novel originally written in English.

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng. It's Malaya After studying law at Cambridge and time spent helping to prosecute Japanese war criminals Yun Ling Teoh is herself the scarred lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp.

Four Australian authors have been nominated for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest prize for children’s and young adult literature.

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Mo Yan has become the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Peace prize. Frequently banned in his native China, Mo Yan is an author whose work rings with refreshing authenticity – he is one of the most critically acclaimed writers of his generation, both in China and in the West.

Nobel Prize-Winning Chinese Author Mo Yan Sells Film, TV Rights (Report)

The winner of the Nita B Kibble Literary Award for 2012, which recognises the work of an established Australian female writer, is Five Bells by Gail Jones (Vintage). Five Bells was selected from a shortlist of three titles, which also included Animal People by Charlotte Wood (A) and Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears (A).

Five bells. [Gail Jones] -- On a radiant day in Sydney, four adults converge on Circular Quay, site of the iconic Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears was announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction 2012 on 23 July 2012.

Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears was announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction 2012 on 23 July

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage  has won the 2012 Victorian Prize for Literature

Fishpond Australia, The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia by Bill Gammage. Buy Books online: The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia, ISBN Bill Gammage

‘The Cook’ by Wayne Macauley has won the inaugural Most Underrated Book Award for 2012

The Cook is about food as an index of money and class, ambition and conspicuous consumption, written by Wayne Macauley, who has published some .

The winners of this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for Australian Crime Writing have been announced in Melbourne.

The winners of this years Ned Kelly Awards for Australian Crime Writing have been announced in Melbourne.

Bereft, by Australian author Chris Womersley, is one of four titles shortlisted for this year’s Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Gold Dagger Award.

I'll have to try this book. Last pinner said: Loved this book by Chris Womersley.Winner ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year and Winner of Indie Award for Best Novel

Knuckled by Fiona Wright (Giramondo) has won this year’s Mary Gilmore Award for poetry. Wright was announced as the winner of this year’s award at the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) annual conference in New Zealand earlier this month (July 2012)

Buy Knuckled by Fiona Wright from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore

Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts was announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Children's Fiction 2012 on 23 July 2012.

by Judy Watson, Frances Watts, Winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award - 2012

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