David Malouf is one of Australia’s greatest and most beloved writers and author of some of our most celebrated novels. His new book, however, is a potent reminder that he began his writing life as a poet. An Open Book is a vital, evocative and moving collection, revisiting themes that have preoccupied him across his impressive career with insight and affection. Join David for a wonderful contemplation on love, loss, mortality and memory.
Chair: Peter Rose
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David Malouf ‘s award-winning writings include poetry, novels and short stories, essays, opera librettos and a play, and have been widely translated. In 2000 he was the sixteenth Neustadt Laureate.
Peter Rose is the author of six collections of poetry and the family memoir Rose Boys. He is Editor of Australian Book Review.
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