Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

>National Biography Award

> The National Biography Award is administered and presented by the State Library of NSW and, with a $20,000 is Australia’s richest prize for biographical writing and memoir. Yesterday Grand Obsessions: The Life and Work of Walter Burley Griffin and … Continue reading

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>NSW Premier’s literary awards

> The winners of the 2011 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards have been announced. Christina Stead Prize for FictionLovesong by Alex MillerShortlisted : Peter Carey – Parrot and Olivier In AmericaStephen Daisley – TraitorLisa Lang – Utopian ManKristel Thornell – Night … Continue reading

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>The Philanthropist

> AUTHOR: John TesarschPUBLICATION DATE: 2010No PAGES: 284TIME PERIOD: ContemporaryGEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Melbourne, AustraliaCATEGORY: Australian fictionPLOT SUMMARY: Wealthy 59-year-old businessman Charles Bradshaw flies home to Australia after promoting a business proposition in Jakarta. Exhausted and unwell, he just wants to rest: … Continue reading

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