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Geoffrey Serle

Dr Geoffrey Serle, AO (1922–1998) was a distinguished scholar and John Curtin biographer. He was general editor of the Australian Dictionary of Biography between 1975 and 1988. He is also a well-known author and his work has won several prestigious awards including the Ernest Scott prize, the National Book Council Banjo award and the Age Book of the Year. His published books include: The Melbourne Scene 1803–1956The Golden AgeThe Rush to be RichFrom Deserts the Prophets ComeJohn Monash: A Biography; Sir John Medley; and For Australia and Labor: Prime Minister John Curtin.

Dr Geoffrey Serle

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  • From Deserts the Prophets Come

    Geoffrey Serle

Events

Turning Points: Book launch (Melbourne, invitation only)

The East Melbourne Library

Brenda Niall will launch Turning Points: 25 Remarkable Australians and the Moments that Changed Their Lives, edited by Mary Ryllis Clark, to be followed by a panel discussion featuring Margaret Leggatt...

Monash University Publishing will close on Wednesday 21 December and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. The last date for online orders to be shipped is Friday 16 December 2022.