By Abigail Tarttelin, Tamara N. Houston, Patricia Scanlan, Thomas Keneally, Sahar Delijani, Christina Schwarz, Kate Morton, Douglas Kennedy, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Lucinda Riley, Karen Brown, Saira Shah, and Katja Millay
Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published thirty-one novels since. They include Schindler’s List, which won the Booker Prize in 1982, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Gossip from the Forest, and Confederates,all of which were shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He has also written several works of nonfiction, including his boyhood memoir, Homebush Boy, The Commonwealth of Thieves,and Searching for Schindler. He is married with two daughters and lives in Sydney, Australia.