Miles Franklin Longlist 2018

Longlist

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist has been announced. The longlisted authors are:

  • Peter Carey: The Long Way Home (Penguin Random House)
  • Felicity Castagna: No More Boats (Giramondo Publishing)
  • Michelle de Kretser: The Life to Come (Allen & Unwin)
  • Lia Hills: The Crying Place (Allen & Unwin)
  • Eva Hornung: The Last Garden (Text Publishing)
  • Wayne Macauley: Some Tests (Text Publishing)
  • Catherine McKinnon: Storyland (HarperCollins Publishers)
  • Gerald Murnane: Border Districts (Giramondo Publishing)
  • Jane Rawson: From the Wreck (Transit Lounge)
  • Michael Sala: The Restorer (Text Publishing)
  • Kim Scott: Taboo (Picador Australia)

For more on the longlist go to: https://www.perpetual.com.au/insights/three-past-winners-make-miles-franklin-literary-award-longlist

And here is an ABC news item: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-23/miles-franklin-award-longlist-2018/9788492

We will be talking about these books at Pageturners on Wednesday 8th August.

Upcoming discussions are:

13 June: Macbeth by Jo Nesbo

11 July: Our classic read is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

8 August: Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist (Choose one to read and try to predict the winner)

12 September: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

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