Today, the State Library of NSW announced the 2015 National Biography Award shortlist. The winner will be announced on Monday 3 August.
Congratulations to the authors. The shortlisted books are:
Philip Butterss, An Unsentimental Bloke: The Life and Work of C.J. Dennis (Wakefield Press)
Gabrielle Carey, Moving Among Strangers: Randolph Stow and My Family (UQP)
Philip Dwyer, Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815 (Bloomsbury)
David Leser, To Begin to Know: Walking in the Shadows of My Father (Allen & Unwin)
Helen O’Neill, A Singular Vision, Harry Seidler (Harper Collins Publishers)
Liam Pieper, The Feel-Good Hit of the Year: A Memoir (Penguin Books Australia)