Christos Tsiolkas
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Christos Tsiolkas

Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels: Loaded, which was made into the feature film Head-OnThe Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the 2006 Age Fiction Prize and the 2006 Melbourne Best Writing Award. He won Overall Best Book in the Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2009, was shortlisted for the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award, longlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize and won the Australian Literary Society Gold Medal for his novel, The Slap, which was also announced as the 2009 Australian Booksellers Association and Australian Book Industry Awards Books of the Year. He is also a playwright, essayist and screen writer. He lives in Melbourne. Christos' latest novel is Barracuda, which was published here and in the UK to rave reviews in late 2013 and became an instant bestseller.

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Podcast: A Powerful, Moving Conversation with Christos Tsiolkas

Podcast

18 December 2019

Podcast: A Powerful, Moving Conversation with Christos Tsiolkas

    Podcast: Christos Tsiolkas' year-long obsession

    News

    7 May 2018

    Podcast: Christos Tsiolkas' year-long obsession