Anna Funder's debut novel wins Miles Franklin

Anna Funder’s All That I Am has had a dream run since publication, winning prizes and racing out of bookshops. Now Funder’s debut novel has added Australia’s most significant prize to the long list of critical praise for the book, winning the Miles Franklin Literary Award. The $50,000 prize was presented at Queensland’s State Library last night, the first time the Miles has been declared in Brisbane and only the second time the ceremony has been held outside Sydney.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/books/writers-dream-run-culminates-in-miles-20120620-20ok1.html#ixzz1ypLqlPaa

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