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News  •  23 May 2022


2022 ABIAs shortlist announced

Winners to be announced on Thursday 9 June.

The shortlist for the 2022 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) has been announced, and we’re absolutely delighted to share that Penguin Random House Australia has nine books on the shortlist across a range of categories. Take a look at the brilliant reads on the list below – how many have you read?

Audiobook of the Year

Biography Book of the Year

Book of the Year for Older Children (ages 13+)

General Non-fiction Book of the Year

Illustrated Book of the Year

International Book of the Year

The winners will be announced at the Australian Book Industry Awards Ceremony on Thursday 9 June. Winners of Book of the Year and Publisher of the Year will also be announced on the night.

Read more about the ABIAs at the official Australian Book Industry Awards website.

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