“The mark of the classic is that it keeps talking to us even if it says different things to successive generations”
– Jennifer Byrne in the introduction to My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin reissued by Text Publishing, 2012
Text Publishing have republished 30 Australian classics in a bid to keep them in print, because sadly around 20 past winners of the Miles Franklin Award are no longer in print. You can view the full list here or download the eBooks here.
Have a listen to my chat with Linda Mottram on 702 ABC Sydney…
What is your favourite Australian novel? Mine is The White Earth by Andrew McGahan
…then check out this fabulous trailer.