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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Robert Dessaix, author of AS I WAS SAYING, has been a writer, translator, broadcaster and occasional essayist. Now as a full time writer, he chats to us about his latest book and what he's working on next.
The first grown-up book that I read of my own accord and loved was E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime. I was about thirteen and my school librarian, Mrs Perratai, recommended it to me. I remember she also gave me John le Carre’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – which I didn’t enjoy. Thirty or more years on and I can still vividly remember Ragtime. It’s the book that really got...
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