2022 Shortlist

Fiction

Treasure and Dirt by Chris Hammer (Allen & Unwin)

Devotion by Hannah Kent (Picador Australia)

Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy (Hamish Hamilton Australia)

The Last Woman in the World by Inga Simpson (Hachette Australia)

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Non-Fiction

Love Stories by Trent Dalton (Fourth Estate Australia)

Who Gets to Be Smart by Bri Lee (Allen & Unwin)

Toxic: The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry by Richard Flanagan (Penguin Australia)

Larrimah by Caroline Graham and Kylie Stevenson (Allen & Unwin)

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Debut Fiction

When Things Are Alive They Hum by Hannah Bent (Ultimo Press)

We Were Not Men by Campbell Mattinson (HarperCollins Australia)

Love & Virtue by Diana Reid (Ultimo Press)

The Silent Listener by Lyn Yeowart (Viking Australia)

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Illustrated Non-Fiction

Where the River Bends by Jane and Jimmy Barnes (HarperCollins Australia)

Still Life by Amber Creswell Bell (Thames & Hudson Australia)

Garden Like a Nonno by Jaclyn Crupi (Affirm Press)

Costa's World by Costa Georgiadis (ABC Books, HarperCollins Australia)

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Children's

Dragon Skin by Karen Foxlee (Allen & Unwin Children's)

Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our Country by Adam Goodes & Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy (Allen & Unwin Children's)

Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina Nannestad (ABC Books, HarperCollins Australia)

Wandi by Favel Parrett (Lothian Children's Books)

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Young Adult

The Monster of Her Age by Danielle Binks (Lothian Children's Books)

The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough (Allen & Unwin Children's)

The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni (Penguin Australia)

If Not Us by Mark Smith (Text Publishing)

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Book of the Year announced 21 March 2022

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