Plus a bit from Alan Kohler, The Weekend Australian 28/3/2020 I am old now, but I find myself returning to socialism, not the socialism of the totalitarian states, Stalin’s USSR, Mao’s China, Ceausescu’s Romania, Tito’s Yugoslavia, but the socialism of the kibbutz, where everyone gave according to their ability and received according to their need. … Continue reading An excerpt from Return Ticket, featuring Jack Muir as an old man
Books and Publishing Through it all, Doust flexes a remarkably matter-of-fact delivery: ‘He was as happy as a man could expect given he’d gone through a relationship collapse, the tail end of a war, a couple of beatings, car accidents and another period of depression.’ Against that ever-shifting backdrop of war—and more intimate turmoil—Jack soaks … Continue reading Review snippets
Thanks, Tash. https://youtu.be/3YWVEhpzT-k
Am I excited? No. Will I be? On the nights? Probably. Here are the two launch dates.
The book is not out yet, a few more days to run out, but here are some pics to whet your appetite and to help me get used to this new blog site. 1 - Jane Hebiton Tassell from WTV.2 - speaks for itself.3 - paparazzi at Fremantle Press Breakfast Pitch.
I suppose you’re with all the climate change delusionals? Bob, can I ask you a question? You remember Googilup Brook? Of course, ran right through town. I know you lived on the Boyup Brook side, but when I walked home from school I had to cross it every day and you could put your hand … Continue reading Conversation with an old home-town friend
Fremantle Press publisher Georgia Richter knocks her writing dream on the head in exchange for a new role as an editor September 7, 2019 I was going to be a writer when I grew up. That belief forged my identity from the age of six, when I won the Keilor City Library short story competition … Continue reading Some people are beyond a casual “thank you”
While on a recent trip I spent some time with these two chaps and, at the end of it all, we had chat. They are from YOMADIC. And here's the chat:Nate and Vahid
Brooke Davis, Lost and Found, author. Lost and Found Speaking with: Jon Doust, Boy on a Wire, author. Boy on a Wire