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From the winner of the Man Booker Prize. The collected short pieces of nonfiction from one of Australia’s best novelists.

From the winner of the Man Booker Prize. The collected short pieces of nonfiction from one of Australia’s best novelists.

‘And what do you do, Mr Faulkner?’ asked Clark Gable after being introduced to William Faulkner at a party.
‘I write,’ replied Faulkner.
‘And what do you do, Mr Gable?’

Over the years, Richard Flanagan’s non-fiction has gained a major reputation.

Gathered here in this updated edition are the best of his writings on everything from directing film to a near fatal kayak trip, from Jorge Luis Borges to baking bread. Included is his celebrated Perth Writers' Festival closing address on love stories and the murder of Reza Barati, along with his famous essay on Gunns that set in train the end of the woodchipping giant.

Together they form a revealing guide to the literary and personal world of Richard Flanagan.

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  • Paperback

    9780857989246

    May 1, 2015

    Vintage Australia

    384 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9781742752723

    September 1, 2011

    Vintage Australia

    288 pages

    RRP $19.99

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    • Robinsons Bookshop
    • The Nile
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  • EBook

    9781742752730

    August 31, 2011

    Random House Australia

    292 pages

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