If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
— Milton Friedman, born in 1912
Age Book of the Year shortlist
The Australian Age Book of the Year has been 'on hiatus' for nine years, but it's back this year, and they've now announced the shortlist -- and, as Jason Steger (one of the judges) reports in The Age, Tasmanian authors dominate line up for Age Book of the Year award.
The winner will be announced 3 September.