Suzanne D. Rutland is Professor of the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney, and has published widely on Australian Jewish history. Her book co-authored with Sam Lipski, Let My People Go: The Untold Story of Australia and the Soviet Jews 1959-89 (Hybrid), was joint winner of the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History.
Susan Wyndham Maxine Beneba Clarke thought her memoir, The Hate Race, would be "a hard sell at the end of the day because it was a book about a little black girl". Booksellers proved her wrong.
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After reading The Death of the Heart, I knew I needed to get better at reading people's motives.
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Literary news and events in Canberra.
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Good morning, here's your news snapshot from the Mid North Coast and beyond.
Citizenship ceremonies are an important part of Australia Day Celebrations.
See all the action from the Mid North Coast v Hastings inter district cricket first Xl final
American Jared Mees became the first dual winner of the Troy Bayliss Cup.
See the shots taken of Wingham Pony Club learning to campdraft American bison at clinic
See all the action from the Taree Touch Football's junior representative gala day 2017
Taree's Nick Larkin scored 212 in the Futures League clash against Victoria in Geelong.