Internationally acclaimed novelist Richard Flanagan says: “writers are no more than dancing shoes sliding between the dance and the floor.” He discusses his latest book with Julia Baird.
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Richard Flanagan has been described by the Washington Post as "one of our greatest living novelists" and as "among the most versatile writers in the English language" by the New York Review of Books. He won the Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North and the Commonwealth Prize for Gould’s Book of Fish. His most recent book is Question 7.
Julia Baird is an author and journalist. She co-hosts ABC's The Drum on ABC and writes columns for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Harper's Bazaar. Julia has written three books - Media Tarts, Victoria, her critically acclaimed biography of Queen Victoria, and multi-award-winning bestsellerPhosphorescence.