- Winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction
- Winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction
- Winner of the 2014 Queensland Literary Award for Fiction
- Winner of the 2014 WA Premier's Prize Book Award and the WA Premier's Book Award for Fiction
- Shortlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award
- Shortlisted for the 2014 Queensland Literary Award for Fiction
- Longlisted for the 2014 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Author Biography: RICHARD FLANAGAN was born in Tasmania in 1961. Regarded internationally as one of Australia's best novelists, his multi-award-winning novels, DEATH OF A RIVER GUIDE, THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING, GOULD'S BOOK OF FISH, THE UNKNOWN TERRORIST, and WANTING have been published to popular success and critical acclaim in twenty-five countries. His most recent novel, WANTING, won the 2009 QLD Premier's Literary Award for Fiction, the 2008 WA Premier's Literary Award for Fiction, The 2011 Tasmanian Book Prize, was a 2008 New Yorker Notable Book, 2008 Library Journal Notable Book, 2008 London Observer Book of the Year, and 2008 Washington Post Book of the Year. It was also shortlisted for the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award. He directed a feature film version of THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING. His most recent work is a collection of his nonfiction pieces, AND WHAT DO YOU DO, MR GABLE?. He lives in Hobart with his family.