UC Book of the Year

The 2016 University of Canberra Book of the Year is The Strays, by Emily Bitto Winner of the Stella Prize in 2015, The Strays is Emily Bitto’s first novel. Set in Melbourne in the 1930s, the novel centres around Lily who makes friends with Eva, one of the daughters of the infamous avant-garde painter Evan Trentham on… Read More


The shortlist for the UC book of the year 2016 has been announced. The six shortlisted novels are: After Darkness by Christine Piper After the Fire, a Still Small Voice by Evie Wyld A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz Lost and Found by Brooke Davis The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane The Strays… Read More