The 2012 Longlist

Tony Birch

Blood

Biography and synopsis

Steven Carroll

The Spirit of Progress

Biography and synopsis

Mark Dapin

Spirit House

Biography and synopsis

Virginia Duigan

The Precipice

Biography and synopsis

Anna Funder

All That I Am

Biography and synopsis

Kate Grenville

Sarah Thornhill

Biography and synopsis

Gail Jones

Five Bells

Biography and synopsis

Gillian Mears

Foal's Bread

Biography and synopsis

Alex Miller

Autumn Laing

Biography and synopsis

Frank Moorhouse

Cold Light

Biography and synopsis

Favel Parrett

Past The Shallows

Biography and synopsis

Elliot Perlman

The Street Sweeper

Biography and synopsis

Charlotte Wood

Animal People

Biography and synopsis