Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally

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Alison's Conviction (Point In Time Collection, #1) was the most recently released book by Thomas Keneally, on July 28th, 2022.

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Thomas Keneally Stats: The highest rated book by Thomas Keneally on Book Notification is Schindler's List / Schindler's Ark, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is The Daughters of Mars, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Thomas Keneally on Book Notification is Schindler's List / Schindler's Ark, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Daughters of Mars, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Thomas Keneally books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1964
2
1965
3
1967
4
1968
5
1969
6
1971
7
1972
8
1974
9
1975
10
1977
11
1977
12
1978
13
1979
14
1979
15
1980
16
81982
17
1985
18
1987
19
1989
20
1989
21
1989
22
1991
23
1992
24
1994
25
1995
26
2000
27
2003
28
2003
29
2007
30
2009
31
82012
32
2013
33
2015
34
2016
35
2020
36
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1975
2
Outback (With: Gary Hansen, Mark Lang)
1984
3
Australia: Beyond the Dreamtime (With: Robyn Davidson)
1987
4
1991
5
1992
6
1993
7
1993
8
1993
9
1995
10
1997
11
2002
12
2005
13
2005
14
2007
15
2010
16
2021

List of Australians Books in Publication Order

List of Point In Time Collection Books in Publication Order

List of Penguin Lives Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1960
2
Mao Zedong: A Life (By: Jonathan D. Spence)
1999
3
Mozart: A Life (By: Peter Gay)
1999
4
1999
5
1999
6
1999
7
1999
8
2000
9
Virginia Woolf (By: Nigel Nicolson)
2000
10
Woodrow Wilson (By: Louis Auchincloss)
2000
11
Herman Melville (By: Elizabeth Hardwick)
2000
12
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life (By: Sherwin B. Nuland)
2000
13
Dante (By: R.W.B. Lewis)
2001
14
2001
15
2001
16
Simone Weil (By: Francine du Plessix Gray)
2001
17
Andy Warhol: A Biography (By: Wayne Koestenbaum)
2001
18
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life (By: Marshall Frady)
2001
19
2002
20
2002
21
2002
22
2002
23
2002
24
2003
25
2003
26
Frank Lloyd Wright: A Life (By: Ada Louise Huxtable)
2004
27
2004
28
2006
29
2007
30
Joan of Arc (By: Mary Gordon)
2008
31
Martin Luther (By: Martin E. Marty)
2008
32
Branch Rickey: A Life (By: Jimmy Breslin)
2011
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List of Thomas Keneally Anthologies in Publication Order

Thomas Keneally: Biography

Thomas Keneally (Thomas Michael Keneally) was born on October 7th, 1935 and is currently 88 years old. Thomas Keneally was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Keneally attended St Patrick's College, Strathfield.

Thomas Keneally (Thomas Michael Keneally) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 36 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1964 with the novel The Place at Whitton. The most recently released novel was The Book of Science and Antiquities which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Thomas at this time.

Thomas Keneally has also written the Non-Fiction Books series which has 16 books including Moses The Lawgiver and Outback.

Thomas was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1983.

He is a National Living Treasure of Australia - a status that is limited to up to 100 living people. To receive the honour, one has to make outstanding contributions to society in Australia in any field.

Keneally has appeared as an actor in a few films, including the film adaptation of his novel The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith.

Thomas Keneally: Awards & Accolades

Thomas Keneally won the Helmerich Award, Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, in 2007.

Keneally's books have also won multiple awards, Schindler\'s List / Schindler\'s Ark won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1982 as well as the Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Best Fiction in 1983.

Thomas Keneally books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1972. Gossip from the Forest was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1975. Confederates was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1979. The Daughters of Mars was nominated for the Walter Scott Prize, Best Historical Fiction Novel, in 2013.

Thomas Keneally: TV/Movies Based on Books

The Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally was adapted to film by Steven Spielberg as Schindler's List in 1993. The film won seven Academy Awards and was nominated for five others. The Oscars won include Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score. The film also won seven BAFTA Film Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. In 2007, AFI ranked the film at #8 on its list of the 100 best American films ever made.

Keneally's novel The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith was adapted to film in Australia in 1978, directed by Fred Schepisi. The film was critically acclaimed.

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Thomas Keneally: F.A.Q

When was Thomas Keneally Born? How old is Thomas Keneally?

Thomas Keneally was born on October 7th, 1935. Thomas Keneally is currently 88 years old.

Where was Thomas Keneally Born?

Thomas Keneally was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and is Australian.

What awards has Thomas Keneally won?

Thomas Keneally has won the following awards: Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award at the Helmerich Award (2007).

What book awards has Thomas Keneally won?

Schindler's List / Schindler's Ark: Booker Prize Best Fiction Book (1982), Los Angeles Times Book Prize Best Fiction (1983).

What was the first book Thomas Keneally wrote?

The first book written by Thomas Keneally was Abraham Lincoln, published in 1960.

What was the most recent book Thomas Keneally wrote?

His most recently released work was Alison's Conviction on July 28th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Thomas Keneally?

Thomas Keneally does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Thomas Keneally written?

Thomas Keneally has written 59 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 36 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 16 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 4 books in the Australians Series, 1 book in the Point In Time Collection Series, 1 book in the Penguin Lives Series.

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