The National Biography Award Shortlist 2017

Some readers love biography due to some fascinating personal stories or experience one can related to or just want to find someone and something really inspiring. Now we have a shortlist for the National Biography Award selected from 71 titles which should give some comfort for biography readers.

The Unknown Judith Wright (Georgina Arnott, UWA Publishing)

Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow (Suzanne Falkiner, UWA Publishing)

Position Doubtful: Mapping Landscapes and Memories (Kim Mahood, Scribe)

Evatt: A Life (John Murphy, NewSouth Publishing)

The Long Goodbye (P J Parker, Hardie Grant Books)

Before Rupert: Keith Murdoch and the Birth of a Dynasty (Tom D C Roberts, UQP)