Winner, Prime Minister's Literary Awards, 2019 Australian History prize
Winner, Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, 2020 Non-fiction prize
Winner, NSW Premier's Awards,
2019 Australian History prize
Koby Abberton emerges like a shark onto the sand at Maroubra beach. Tattooed from shoulder to shoulder, his body bares letters like teeth: "my brothers keeper".
"From the opening words, The Bible in Australia had me gripped. This is a stunning, refreshing and original book; full of insight and astonishing detail. A vital, much-needed addition to our understanding of faith in our country." - Julia Baird.