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)