Session

Book Launch: A Führer for a Father

Join prize-winning biographer Jim Davidson as he launches a very personal book, chronicling the life and times of his own authoritarian, hostile father. A Führer for a Father examines this man’s relationships across the entire twentieth century. Launched by Kate Darian-Smith and Alex Miller.

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Writers

Alex Miller

Alex Miller has won the Miles Franklin Literary Award twice, first in 1993 for The Ancestor Game and again in 2003 for Journey to the...

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Jim Davidson

Jim Davidson is a historian, biographer and a former editor of Meanjin (1975–1982). His books range from Anthony Trollope in South...

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Kate Darian-Smith

Kate Darian-Smith holds a joint appointment as professor of Australian studies and history in the school of historical and philosophical studies,...

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25 August – 3 September