Australian author Kate Grenville’s fifth novel, The Idea of Perfection, won the Orange Prize in 2001.

Her bestselling novel The Secret River received the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and was shortlisted for the 2006 Booker Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Grenville’s other novels include Sarah Thornhill, The Lieutenant, Lilian’s Story, Dark Places and Joan Makes History.

Kate Grenville

All nominated books

The Secret River