National Biography Awards

The National Biography Award is administered and presented by the State Library of NSW on behalf of the award's benefactors, Dr Geoffrey Cains and Mr Michael Crouch AO.The Award was established to encourage the highest standards of writing in the fields of biography and autobiography and to promote public interest in these genres.

61 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Car Crash: A Memoir Book
Home Truths: A Memoir Book
Into the Loneliness: The unholy alliance of Ernestine Hill and Daisy Bates Book
Leaping into Waterfalls: The Enigmatic Gillian Mears Book
One Day I'll Remember This: Diaries 1987-1995 Book
The Mother Wound Book
Max Book
One Bright Moon Book
Penny Wong: Passion and Principle Book
Tell Me Why Book
The Lotus Eaters Book
Truganini Book
Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook Book
Hearing Maud Book
Idling in Green Places: A Life of Alec Chisholm Book
The Girls Book
Things Nobody Knows But Me Book
Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon Book
Do Oysters Get Bored?  Book
Miss Ex-Yugoslavia
A Memoir
Book - 2018 Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 949.7024 STE
No Friend but the Mountains
Writing From Manus Prison
Book - 2019 Anansi International 325.210955 BOO
One Hundred Years of Dirt  Book
The Trauma Cleaner
One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster
Book - 2018 St. Martin's Press 331.48164850994 PAN K
The Wasp and the Orchid Book
A Writing Life: Helen Garner and Her Work Book
Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader Book
Songs of a War Boy Book
The Boy Behind the Curtain Book
The Enigmatic Mr Deakin Book
Writing for Raksmey: A Story of Cambodia Book
Before Rupert Book
Position doubtful: mapping landscapes and memories Book
The long goodbye Book
Battarbee and Namatjira Book
Bearing witness Book
Mannix Book
Reckoning: a memoir Book
Thea Astley: inventing her own weather Book
A singular vision, Harry Seidler Book
Citizen emperor: Napoleon in power 1799-1815 Book
Moving among strangers: Randolph Stow and my family Book
The feel-good hit of the year: a memoir Book
The unsentimental bloke: the life and work of C J Dennis Book
To begin to know: walking in the shadows of my father Book
A spy in the archives Book
Exit wounds: one Australian's war on terror Book
Kitty's war Book
On Warne Book
Stillways: a memoir Book
The ambitions of Jane Franklin Book
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