Gail Jones joins J.M. Coetzee for a dialogue about her new novel, One Another: a layered tale about Joseph Conrad, and the craft of both reading and writing.
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Gail Jones is one of Australia’s most celebrated writers. She has received numerous literary awards, including the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Age Book of the Year, the South Australian Premier’s Award, the ALS Gold Medal and the Kibble Award. Her work has been shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the International Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Femina Étranger. Her next book, One Another, is due to be published in 2024.
J.M. Coetzee was the first author to win the Booker Prize twice and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. His work includes Waiting for the Barbarians, Life & Times of Michael K, The Master of Petersburg, Disgrace, Diary of a Bad Yea, Elizabeth Costello: Eight Lessons and trilogy of novels: The Childhood of Jesus, The Schooldays of Jesus and The Death of Jesus.