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John Rickard

John Rickard is the author of two prize-winning books, Class and Politics: New South Wales, Victoria and the Early Commonwealth, 1890-1910 and H.B. Higgins: The Rebel as Judge. Janet McCalman has described his innovative book about the family of Alfred Deakin, A Family Romance, as ‘elegant, discreet and imaginative’ and ‘scholarship of skill and sensitivity’.

Rickard has written widely on Australian culture and biography. In his youth he worked as an actor and singer. He is an emeritus professor at Monash University.

John Rickard

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The Big Teal – Book Launch (online)

Online

Join Simon Holmes à Court in conversation with the Guardian’s political editor Katharine Murphy and the Independent Member for Curtin, Kate Chaney, to celebrate the launch of his book, The Big...

Free

The Big Teal – Simon Holmes à Court in conversation

Readings Hawthorn 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122, Hawthorn, VIC

Join us to hear Simon Holmes à Court in conversation with Monique Ryan; facilitated by Gay Alcorn. Published as part of the In the National Interest series, The Big Teal,...

Free

Book launch – Shadowline: The Dunera Diaries of Uwe Radok

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre 214-218 Nicholson St, Footscray, VIC

Join us for the launch of Shadowline: The Dunera Diaries of Uwe Radok, edited by Jacquie Houlden and Seumas Spark. To be launched by Dennis Altman. 6 for 6:30pm start....

Free