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By Jane Gleeson-White

Shirley Hazzard, Tim Winton, Peter Carey, Kate Grenville, Thomas Keneally, David Malouf, Christina Stead, and forty three different striking writers represent the very best literature of a continent
 
What are the vintage works of Australian literature, and what can they tell us approximately Australia as a spot and a culture? An obtainable spouse to Australian literature and a narrative of writing in Australia from the nineteenth century to the current, this paintings celebrates a few of the country's cherished novels, poems, brief tales, kid's books, and seminal works of non-fiction. It additionally includes contributions from many amazing writers and readers, together with Helen Garner, Les Murray, and Tim Wintonon, on their favourite Australian books. An impassioned and encouraging ceremonial dinner of serious writing, this anthology is a testomony to the wide-ranging and memorable literature of this continent.

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