Blanche d'Alpuget is the acclaimed author of biographies, novels and essays.
Her bestselling 1982 classic, Robert J. Hawke: A Biography
, won the New South Wales Premier’s Award and remains one of the finest examples of political biographies in Australia. The second edition of the book was republished as Hawke: The Early Years
, and d’Alpuget continued the story in Hawke: The Prime Minister
To mark the late prime minister’s extraordinary life and legacy, d’Alpuget combined the two books for the first time in an updated and revised commemorative edition, Bob Hawke: The Complete Biography
, a definitive portrait of the man, on and off the political stage.
George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media. The Australian Moment
won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction, and formed the basis for his ABC documentary series Making Australia Great
George is also the author of Faultlines
, The Longest Decade
, Australia’s Second Chance
, and Balancing Act
, which contains his two Quarterly Essays, No. 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era
and No. 61: Balancing Act – Australia Between Recession and Renewal
. His latest book is The Football Solution