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George Megalogenis
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George Megalogenis

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George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media. The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction, and formed the basis for his ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. George is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade, Australia’s Second Chance, and Balancing Act, which contains his two Quarterly Essays, No. 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era and No. 61: Balancing Act – Australia Between Recession and Renewal. His latest book is The Football Solution.

Books by George Megalogenis

The Football Solution

In a characteristically sweeping and entertaining story, George Megalogenis reveals how football has been shaped by the nation that invented it and how the game we love, in turn, might help resolve Australia’s political impasse.

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Australia's Second Chance

How Australia was already made great again, and how we can remain so in the Time of Trump.

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The Australian Moment

With new material reflecting on the changed state of the nation, this edition of the Walkley Award–winning The Australian Moment by George Megalogenis, one of our most respected journalists, will coincide with the TV series based on the book, Making Australia Great.

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More than a game

George Megalogenis reveals a little something democracy could learn from sport.