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About the Blake Dawson Prize for Business Literature
The Blake Dawson Prize for Business Literature is an annual award established as a way of encouraging the highest possible standards of literary commentary on Australian business and financial affairs.
Launched in 2004 by Blake Dawson and the State Library of NSW, the Prize aims to promote the highest standards in business writing targeted at the general reader.
The $30,000 Prize is now acknowledged as being Australia's most important award for business literature.
Purpose of the Prize
The Blake Dawson Prize for Business Literature endeavours to:
- encourage business and finance writing and commentary of the highest quality: writing that brings with it the richness that can come from detailed research
- stimulate those writers with a knowledge of Australia's business life and to encourage their continued production of insightful, well researched books that can be easily digested by the general reader
- enable all Australians and the general reader to be better informed about Australia's commercial life and its participants
- add another dimension to Australia's intellectual and cultural life.
The Big Fella
Winner, Blake Dawson Prize for Business Literature 2010
Peter Thompson and Robert Macklin
Non Fiction > Business
August, 2009 Magazine
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