Discover some of the best Penguin Random House books of 2024 with this list of award-winning and shortlisted titles this year.
Congratulations to all the Penguin Random House authors who have been honoured by awards this year.
Across a wide range of genres, these shortlisted and awarded-winning books are great feats of literature from some of our amazing authors.
Scroll on to see the award winners and be prepared to discover a new favourite on this list.
Editorial Note: This list will be continuously updated throughout 2024 as awards are announced.
Shortlisted and award-winning books 2024
- Close to Home by Michael Magee, Nero Book Awards, Debut Fiction 2023
- The Bee Sting by Paul Murray, Nero Book Awards, Fiction 2023
- The Swifts by Beth Lincoln, Nero Book Awards, Children's Fiction 2023
- But the Girl by Jessica Zhan Mei Yu, 2024 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Fiction
- Girl in a Pink Dress by Kylie Needham, 2024 MUD Literary Prize
- Lenny marks Gets Away With Murder by Kerryn Mayne, 2024 Indie Book Awards, Debut Fiction
- Wifedom by Anna Funder, 2024 Indie Book Awards, Nonfiction
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Discover the best Penguin Random House books of 2022 with this list of award-winning and shortlisted titles this year.
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Here Goes Nothing by Steve Totlz has been awarded the $1,000 Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize.
The shortlist for the 2022 Booker Prize has been announced, with two Penguin Random House novels named this year.
The Davitt Awards recognise Australian women crime writers. See the Penguin Random House book that won this year.
The Ned Kelly Awards recognise and celebrate the very best crime writing has to offer. See which Penguin Random House books won this year.
The Davitt Awards recognise Australian women crime writers. See which books made the shortlist this year.
The Ned Kelly Awards recognise and celebrate the very best crime writing has to offer. See which Penguin Random House books have been shortlisted this year...
Penguin Random House was named Publisher of the Year at the 2022 Australian Book Industry Awards. Thank you to all of the authors, agents, booksellers, suppliers, staff and our amazing readers who made it possible.
Winners to be announced on Thursday 9 June.
A huge congratulations to Wiradjuri writer Tara June Winch on her recent achievement.
We're thrilled to have 14 books featured on the longlist.