Category: Miles Franklin

Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist for 2011

Last week the long list for the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award was announced and included:

Jon Bauer, Rocks in the Belly
Honey Brown, The Good Daughter
Patrick Holland, The Mary Smokes Boys
Melina Marchetta, The Piper’s Son
Roger McDonald, When Colts Ran
Stephen Orr, Time’s Long Ruin
Kim Scott, That Deadman Dance
Kirsten Tranter, The Legacy
Chris Womersley, Bereft

Bereft is the shop’s April book club title and you can read my review of this and The Piper’s Son at the Bayside Reader blog here and here.  In store, I have Bereft, When Colts Ran, That Deadman Dance, and The Good Daughter at the moment but am happy to order the other titles in for you.