The Longlist has been announced, and it is time to get reading! Longlists give us exposure to some excellent books that may otherwise pass us by. Consider some of the following to get your reading year off to a good start.
The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar
A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work by Bernadette Brennan
Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness by Kate Cole-Adams
Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman
The Life to Come by Michelle de Kretser
This Water: Five Tales by Beverley Farmer
The Green Bell: A Memoir of Love, Madness and Poetry by Paula Keogh
An Uncertain Grace by Krissy Kneen
The Choke by Sofie Laguna
Martin Sharp: His Life and Times by Joyce Morgan
The Fish Girl by Mirandi Riwoe
Tracker by Alexis Wright
The 2018 Stella Prize shortlist will be announced on International Women’s Day, Thursday 8 March, and the 2018 Stella Prize winner will be announced on Thursday 12 April. Read more about the Stella Prize here.