Australian Book Industry Awards 2009

Bookseller Marketing Campaign of the Year

Avid Reader, for Growing Up Asian in Australia, written by Alice Pung
Avid Reader, for Wild Tea Cosies, written by Loani Prior
Pages & Pages Booksellers Mosman, for The Given Day, written by Dennis Lehane
Readings Books Music Film Carlton, for The Boat, written by Nam Le
Robinson’s Bookshop, for Brisingr, written by Christopher Paolini

Book of the Year

Breath, written by Tim Winton
Tales From Outer Suburbia, written by Shaun Tan
The Boat, written by Nam Le
The Slap, written by Christos Tsiolkas
The Tall Man, written by Chloe Hooper

Newcomer of the Year (debut writer)

A Beautiful Place to Die, written by Malla Nunn
I Dream of Magda, written by Stefan Laszczuk
Never Say Die, written by Chris O’Brien
The Boat, written by Nam Le
The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow, written by A.J. Mackinnon

Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2009

Breath, written by Tim Winton
The Boat, written by Nam Le
The Lieutenant, written by Kate Grenville
The Slap, written by Christos Tsiolkas
The Spare Room, written by Helen Garner

General Fiction Book of the Year

A Beautiful Place to Die, written by Malla Nunn
All Together Now, written by Monica McInerney
How To Break Your Own Heart, written by Maggie
Alderson
The Build Up, written by Phillip Gwynne
The Forgotten Garden, written by Kate Morton

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year

1788, written by David Hill
Life in His Hands, written by Susan Wyndham
The Tall Man, written by Chloe Hooper
The Unlikely Voyage of Jack de Crow, written by A.J. Mackinnon
What’s Happening to Our Girls, written by Maggie Hamilton

Biography of the Year

I am Melba, written by Ann Blainey, published by Black Inc.
Never Say Die, written by Chris O’Brien, published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Stella Miles Franklin: A Biography, written by Jill Roe, published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia
The Lucy Family Alphabet, written by Judith Lucy, published by Penguin Australia
The Man Who Owns the News, written by Michael Wolff, published by Random House Australia

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