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Tim Bonyhady Tim Bonyhady i(A16373 works by)
Gender: Male
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Historian and environmental lawyer Tim Bonyhady has been the director of the Centre for Climate Law and Policy at the Australian National University. Bonyhady has published widely in his areas of expertise; in addition to the works listed on AustLit, his publications include Places Worth Keeping: Conservationists, Politics, and Law (1992) and Good Living Street (2011).

In 2020, his The Enchantment of the Long-haired Rat: A Rodent History of Australia was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Awards (Non-fiction) and the Prime Minister's Literary awards (Non-fiction) and commended in the Whitley Awards.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 highly commended Australian Capital Territory Book of the Year Award for 'The Enchantment of the Long-haired Rat'.
2020 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Non-Fiction for 'The Enchantment of the Long-haired Rat'.
2003 recipient Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities Elected 2003.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Good Living Street : The Fortunes of My Viennese Family Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1784789 2011 single work biography In 1900 Vienna was one of the most exciting places to live in the world. Its glamorous high society was the envy of Europe, and it was the centre of an exploding arts movement that set the tone for the following century. Bonyhady follows the lives of three generations of women in his family who lived in Vienna, eventually fleeing to escape the Nazis and settling in a small flat in Cremorne.
2012 shortlisted Australian Capital Territory Book of the Year Award
2012 winner New South Wales Premier's History Prize General History Prize
2012 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Community Relations Commission Award
2012 shortlisted National Biography Award
2011 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best History Book
2011 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Non-Fiction
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