Well, it is the election time, so you might be interested in reading books that are shortlisted for this prize – John Button Prize for writing on Australian politics and policy. The shortlist includes 3 titles and they are:
- Reluctant Rescuers: An exploration of the Australian border protection system’s safety record in detecting and intercepting asylum seeker boards 1998-2011 by Tony Kevin (self-published)
- Quarterly Essay 47, Political Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott by David Marr, (Black Inc.)
- Don’t Go Back to Where You Came From: Why Multiculturalism Works by Tim Soutphommasane, (NewSouth).