Both the Alan Paton Award for Non- Fiction and The Fiction Prize has been announced.
The shortlists for the non-fiction are: The Shadow World by Andrew Feinstein (Jonathan Ball), Diesploot by Anton Harber (Jonathan Ball), Stones Against the Mirror by Hugh Lewin (Umuzi), My father, My Monster by McIntosh Polela (Jacana), Little Liberia by Jonny Steinberg (Jonathan Ball), Killing Kebble by Mandy Wiener (Pan Macmillan). Pierre Crocquet De Rosemond’s book, Pinky Promise (Fourthwall Books) received an honorary mention.
The shortlists for the fiction prize are: The Lazarus Effect by HJ Golakai (Kwela), Lost Ground by Michiel Heyns (Jonathan Ball), Nineveh by Henrietta Rose-Innes (Umuzi), Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso (Modjaji Books) and Eddie Signwriter by Adam Schwartzman (Penguin).
See the May 13 Edition of the Sunday Times Lifestyle Magazine for more details.