The Sunday Times in association with CNA, announced the shortlist finalists for the 2013 Fiction, and Alan Paton-Non fiction awards,in Franschhoek as part of the Literary Festival Events.
Celebrating literary excellence, a total of ten books were shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award and the Sunday Times Fiction Prize at the 2013 Sunday Times Literary Awards in association with C N A this weekend. Held at Le Coq restaurant in Franschhoek, the prestigious event was attended by prominent literary figures and books lovers alike.
The shortlisted books for the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction are:
The Last Afrikaner Leaders by Hermann Giliomee (published by Tafelberg)
Biko: A Biography by Xolela Mangcu (published by Tafelberg)
Rat Roads by Jacques Pauw (published by Zebra Press)
Killing for Profit by Julian Rademeyer (published by Zebra Press)
Endings & Beginnings by Redi Thlabi (published by Jacana Media)
The shortlisted books for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize are:
The Institute for Taxi Poetry by Imraan Coovadia (published by Umuzi)
For the Mercy of Water by Karen Jayes (published by Penguin Books SA)
Entanglement by Steven Boykey Sidley (published by Picador Africa)
The Unlikely Genius of Dr Cuthbert Kamazuma by Chris Wadman (published by Jonathan Ball)
The Book of War by James Whyle (published by Jacana Media)