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John Birmingham

John Birmingham

John Birmingham has published lots of books. So many that he sort of loses track of them. He wrote features for magazines in a decade before publishing He Died With A Falafel In His Hand, working for Rolling Stone, Playboy and the Long Bay Prison News amongst others. He won the National Award For Non-Fiction with Leviathan: an unauthorised biography of Sydney. He started writing airport novels because they were more fun. His most recent series of books that improve with altitude are the Girl in Time novels.

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Susan Wyndham

Susan Wyndham

Susan Wyndham is a journalist and writer. She is a former literary editor of The Sydney Morning Herald. Her books include Life in His Hands: the true story of a neurosurgeon and a pianist, and My Mother, My Father: on losing a parent.

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