Suggested readings - Booktober 2023

Western Sydney Adult

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Mark O'Flynn The last days of Eva Langdon

‘The Last Days of Ava Langdon may be a novel, but it is also a perfectly judged poetic work … O’Flynn’s portrait of Langley/Langdon is deeply moving.’ —Book + Publishing 

Winner, 2017 The Voss Literary Prize 

Shortlisted, 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award

Shortlisted, 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards – Fiction

Felicity Castagna No More Boats 

It is exciting to read a work of fiction that makes an explicit connection between its characters’ personal narratives and the specific events of political history; a tradition in American fiction, but rare in an Australian context. (Delia Falconer)

Shortlisted, Miles Franklin Literary Award 2018

Shortlisted, Voss Literary Prize 2018


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