My Country: Stories, Essays & Speeches description
David Marr is one of Australia’s most respected and beloved journalists and commentators. In this first major retrospective of his body of work, we are reminded of the breathtaking range of his interests and expertise. Ranging across the literary, political, biographical and historical, David’s deep curiosity, fierce intellect, lively wit and generosity of spirit are omnipresent in this impressive collection.
Chair: Tom Wright
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David Marr is one of Australia’s most respected journalists and commentators. He is the recipient of four Walkley Awards for journalism and the author of six best-selling Quarterly Essays. His books include the award-winning Patrick White: A Life.
Tom Wright is a theatre writer, best known for his adaptations and translations, and is the host of the Adelaide Festival’s Breakfast with Papers at the Riverbank Palais.
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