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Mary Ryllis Clark

Mary Ryllis Clark is a writer and historian. The author of several books, she also wrote a fortnightly column for The Age, ‘Historic Victoria’, from 1992 to 2005. Mary migrated from London to Australia in 1974, lives in a historic factory in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy and enjoys her city’s rich and diverse cultural life. Her most recent book is A Tear in the Glass (Anchor Books, 2018), a biography of the Australian director and curator Nina Stanton.

Mary Ryllis Clark

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Book Launch: Vinyl Dreams by Tony Wellington

Noosa Arts Theatre 163 Weyba Road, Noosaville, QLD

Noosa Arts Theatre is pleased to host the launch of Tony Wellington’s latest book, Vinyl Dreams: How the 1970s Changed Music. Brimming with beguiling stories and little-known details, Vinyl Dreams...

Book Launch: Failed Ambitions by Lee-Ann Monk and David Henderson

RHSV Gallery Downstairs 239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, VIC

La Trobe University and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria invite you to the launch of Failed Ambitions: Kew Cottages and Changing Ideas of Intellectual Disabilities. To be launched by Dr Colleen...

Book Launch: Cruel Care by Jordana Silverstein

Muse Ground Floor, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Griffith, ACT

Jordana Silverstein in conversation with Frank Bongiorno Australia has long grappled with how to treat refugees, particularly children, who come to our country. Cruel Care asks why Australia pursues such...

$10 – $42

Book Launch: Cruel Care by Jordana Silverstein

Gleebooks 181A Glebe Point Road, Glebe, News South Wales

Launched by Zora Simic Australia has long grappled with how to treat refugees, particularly children, who come to our country. Cruel Care asks why Australia pursues such unforgiving immigration policies,...