Richard Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961. His novels, Death Of A River Guide, The Sound Of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book Of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, and Wanting have received numerous honours and are published in twenty-six countries. He directed a feature film version of The Sound Of One Hand Clapping. A collection of his essays is published as And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?.
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by Random House Australia on 25 September 2013
Gabrielle Coyne, Chief Executive Officer of Penguin Random House, today announced the acquisition of the global publishing rights to the memoir of Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia. The book will be published under the Knopf imprint of Random House Australia and is scheduled for publication in October 2014.