30 July 2008

Ned Kelly Shortlist - how well did we do?

The Ned Kelly Shortlist was announced today.
Nearly 2 weeks ago, we tipped

Best Non-Fiction

KILLING JODIE, Janet Fife-Yeomans
but missed
  • Red Centre, Dark Heart, Evan McHugh
  • Underbelly: The Gangland War, John Silvester & Andrew Rule
Best First Fiction

THE LOW ROAD, Chris Womersley
but missed
  • A Fraction of the Whole, Steve Toltz
  • Golden Serpent, Mark Abernethy
Best Fiction

SHATTER, Michael Robotham
SUCKED IN, Shane Maloney
but missed
  • Amongst The Dead, Robert Gott
  • El Dorado, Dorothy Porter
The Ned Kelly Award winners will be announced at Melbourne Writers Festival on the night of Friday 29 August.

My money's on Michael Robotham!
Steve Toltz, A FRACTION OF THE WHOLE, has also been longlisted for the Man Booker prize.

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