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Indie Book of the Year Award 2013

 


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Sydney 25 March 2013

Indie Book of the Year Award 2013 goes to The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Berkelouw Bookstore, Paddington, was the venue for The Indie Book of the Year Award 2013.  The independent booksellers of Australia announced The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman as their favourite Australian book from last year and the winner of The individual category winners in Fiction, Debut Fiction, Non-Fiction and Children’s & YA were also announced. From these four category winners the independent booksellers selected the best of the best – The Indie Book of the Year for 2013.

Indie Book of the Year Award is voted on by the independent booksellers of Australia.  These awards have a proud tradition of choosing the best in Australian writing.  Indie Book of the Year Award previous winners (Breath by Tim Winton, Jasper Jones by Craig Sylvie, The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do, All That I Am by Anna Funder) have gone on to win other major literary awards.

M. L. Stedman was born and raised in Western Australia, and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel, and so far has been translated into nearly thirty languages. It is a bestselling book around the world, including Australia, Italy, Denmark and America, where it reached No. 4 on The New York Times hardback fiction list. Recently it was long-listed in the UK for the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction (previously known as the Orange Prize).

Indie Book of the Year Award 2013 category award winners
BEST FICTION:
Nine Days by Toni Jordan (Text)
BEST NON-FICTION:
QF32 by Richard de Crespigny (Pan Macmillan)
BEST DEBUT FICTION:
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (Random House)
BEST CHILDREN’S & YA BOOK:
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (Allen & Unwin)
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Beverley Cussons (for ML Stedman), Richard Champion de Crespigny, Margo Lanagan, Toni Jordan at Indie Book Awards 2013

Beverley Cussons (for ML Stedman), Richard Champion de Crespigny, Margo Lanagan, Toni Jordan

Indie Book Awards 2013

Beverley Cussons (for ML Stedman), Richard Champion de Crespigny, Margo Lanagan, Toni Jordan at Indie Book Awards 2013

Beverley Cussons (for ML Stedman), Richard Champion de Crespigny, Margo Lanagan, Toni Jordan

Indie Book Awards 2013

Richard Champion de Crespigny, winner Best Non Fiction for QF32 with wife Coral at Indie Book Awards 2013

Richard Champion de Crespigny, winner Best Non Fiction for QF32 with wife Coral

Indie Book Awards 2013

Margo Lanagan - Sea Hearts won Best Children's and YA Book 2013 at Indie Book Awards 2013

Margo Lanagan - Sea Hearts won Best Children's and YA Book 2013

Indie Book Awards 2013

Indie Book Awards at Berkelouw Books Paddington

Indie Book Awards at Berkelouw Books Paddington

Indie Book Awards at Berkelouw Books Paddington

George Papadopoulos, GM Leading Edge at Indie Book Awards 2013 at Berkelouw store in Paddington

George Papadopoulos, GM Leading Edge

Indie Book Awards 2013 at Berkelouw store in Paddington

Finalist Books - Indie Book Awards 2013 at Berkelouw store in Paddington

Finalist Books

Indie Book Awards 2013 at Berkelouw store in Paddington

Toni Jordan winner of Best Fiction for Nine Days at Indie Book Awards 2013 at Berkelouw store in Paddington

Toni Jordan winner of Best Fiction for Nine Days

Indie Book Awards 2013 at Berkelouw store in Paddington

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