The winner of 2012 Winner of the National Biography Award is Dr Martin Thomas, for his 2011 biography, The Many Worlds of R. H. Mathews: In Search of an Australian Anthropologist. The prize is worth $25,000.
Mathews was a 19th century anthropologist, so this biography will interest many people who are keen to learn more about the cultural history of our indigenous peoples.
To read more about the award, click here.
Congratulations to the winner and to all the finalists.
Fishpond; The Many Worlds of R.H. Mathews: In Search of an Australian Anthropologist