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The Best Australian Essays 2016
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The Best Australian Essays 2016

Geordie Williamson

'The essay creates a place for slow thought on hectic subjects, and that is what the best of this year's crop manage to do.' -Geordie Williamson

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The Best Australian Essays 2015,
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The Best Australian Essays 2015,

Geordie Williamson

In The Best Australian Essays 2015, Geordie Williamson compiles the year's outstanding short non-fiction. Read Helen Garner on condescension, DBC Pierre on travel, Ceridwen Dovey on autobiography, Tim Winton on injury, Anna Krien...

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The Chantic Bird
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The Chantic Bird

David Ireland, Geordie Williamson

I'm only telling you this to let you know what a silly thing it is to live like I do. What it was, I got sacked from my seventeenth job for fighting or gambling - I don't know which - and because I was hardly...

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The Best Australian Essays 2015
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The Best Australian Essays 2015

Geordie Williamson

Wonky, idiosyncratic, fragmentary, paradoxical, drunk on words, the essay has ... a uniquely human thumbprint.'-Geordie Williamson In The Best Australian Essays 2015...

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 Read reviewThe Burning Library: Our Great Novelists Lost and Found
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The Burning Library: Our Great Novelists Lost and Found

Geordie Williamson

Alarmed by the increasingly marginal status of Australian literature in the academy, Williamson has set out to reintroduce us to those key writers whose works we may have forgotten or missed altogether. His focus is on fiction...

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The Burning Library: Our Great Novelists Lost and Found
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The Burning Library: Our Great Novelists Lost and Found

Geordie Williamson

The Burning Library explores the lives and work of Australian novelists, many of whom have unjustly disappeared from the public imagination. Alarmed by the increasingly marginal status of Australian literature in the academy,...

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Bring Larks And Heroes:Text Classics
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Bring Larks And Heroes:Text Classics

Tom Keneally, Geordie Williamson

This novel is set in a remote British penal colony in the 1790s. It gives an insight into the settlement of hungry transports and corrupt soldiers, and tells the story of Corporal Phelim Halloran, and the demands made on him - by...

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The Home Girls
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The Home Girls

Olga Masters, Geordie Williamson

Between the publication of The Home Girls , in 1982, and her death, Olga Masters was acclaimed as one of Australia's finest writers. Her short stories, distinguished by their acute observation of human behaviour, drew comparison...

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