Gideon Haigh (Author)

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Gideon Haigh

Gideon Haigh has been a journalist for more than thirty years, contributed to more than a hundred newspapers and magazines, written thirty books and edited seven others. His book On Warne won the British Sports Book Awards Best Cricket Book of the Year Award, the Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year Award, the Jack Pollard Trophy, and the Waverley Library Nib Award; it was also shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards Biography of the Year, the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, and the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. The Office won the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction. Other recent titles include Uncertain Corridors: Writings on Modern Cricket, End of the Road? on Australia's automotive industry, and The Deserted Newsroom, about media in a digital age.

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Book Cover:  Asbestos House

Founded in 1888, James Hardie Industries is one of Australia's oldest, richest and proudest corporations. And its fortunes were based on what proved to be one of the worst industrial poisons of the twentieth century: asbestos.

Asbestos House , the name of the grand headquarters that Hardie built itself in 1929, tells two remarkable tales. It relates the frantic financial engineering in 2001 during...

Founded in 1888, James Hardie Industries is one of Australia's oldest, richest and proudest corporations. And its fortunes were based on what proved to be one of the worst industrial poisons of the twentieth...

Published: 01/10/2007
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921215704
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover:  Ashes to Ashes: How Australia Came Back and England Came Unstuck, 2103-14
Gideon Haigh, Australia's best cricket writer, analyses and captures the drama of every day's play in the historic double Ashes series of 2013-14.
Gideon Haigh, Australia's best cricket writer, analyses and captures the drama of every day's play in the historic double Ashes series of 2013-14.
Published: 26/02/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670077779
RRP: $32.99
Book Cover:  Ashes to Ashes: How Australia Came Back and England Came Unstuck, 2103-14
Gideon Haigh, Australia's best cricket writer, analyses and captures the drama of every day's play in the historic double Ashes series of 2013-14.
Gideon Haigh, Australia's best cricket writer, analyses and captures the drama of every day's play in the historic double Ashes series of 2013-14.
Published: 26/02/2014
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743482971
Price: $16.99
Book Cover:  Bad Company: The Cult of the CEO: Quarterly Essay 10

In the second  Quarterly Essay  of 2003, Gideon Haigh scrutinises the way we have turned CEOs into tin gods. Is moral outrage the appropriate response to the collapses of Enron or HIH or are we all implicated in a crazy system? Haigh argues that the attempt to create great entrepreneurs of the new caste of CEOs by giving them shares is doomed to failure and inherently absurd.

In the second  Quarterly Essay  of 2003, Gideon Haigh scrutinises the way we have turned CEOs into tin gods. Is moral outrage the appropriate response to the collapses of Enron or HIH or are...

Published: 01/06/2003
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781863953559
RRP: $12.95
Book Cover:  End of the Road: Penguin Special
Gideon Haigh on why we have the car industry we do, why it is in trouble, and what the debate over its future tells us about Australia today
Gideon Haigh on why we have the car industry we do, why it is in trouble, and what the debate over its future tells us about Australia today
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743483510
Price: $3.99

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15 Dec 2014
2015 Folio Prize longlist
The longlist for the 2015 Folio Prize includes three titles originated by Penguin Books Australia. These are The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane, Amnesia by Peter Carey and Eyrie by Tim Winton. 

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