Richard Flanagan: ‘Our politics is a dreadful black comedy’ – National Press Club speech in The Guardian

Australian author Richard Flanagan addressed the National Press Club as part of the Canberra Writers Festival.

Celebrating Richard Flanagan’s Man Booker Prize 2014: footy

Richard Flanagan’s magnificent work: “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” was awarded the Man Booker Prize 2014 for fiction in London. This novel, of and by a Tasmanian, includes footy. To celebrate, here is a wonderful school yard scene; “and then began the magic of kick to kick…” [Great to read Paul Daffey’s reference to this Almanac thread in his Sunday Age column today (4-Jan-15)]