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David Malouf

Author of Remembering Babylon

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David Malouf was born in Brisbane, Australia on March 20, 1934. He received a B.A. with honours from the University of Queensland in 1954. He lived and worked in Europe from 1959 to 1968, then taught English at the University of Sydney until 1977. After 1977 he became a full-time poet and novelist. His collections of poetry include Bicycle and Other Poems, Neighbours in a Thicket, Wild Lemons, First Things Last, Typewriter Music, and An Open Book. He received the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry for Earth Hour. His novels include Johnno, Ransom, An Imaginary Life, Child's Play, Fly Away Peter, Harland's Half Acre, Dream Stuff, Every Move You Make, and The Conversations at Curlow Creek. He received the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger for The Great World and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for Remembering Babylon. His collections of short stories include Antipodes, Untold Tales, Dream Stuff, and Every Move You Make. His Collected Stories won the 2008 Australia-Asia Literary Award. His essays collections include A First Place and The Writing Life. He also wrote the libretto for Richard Meale's opera Voss. He won the 2016 Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Remembering Babylon… (more)
Remembering Babylon 1,116 copies, 28 reviews
An Imaginary Life 719 copies, 17 reviews
Ransom 712 copies, 45 reviews
The Great World 409 copies, 6 reviews
The Conversations at Curlow Creek 364 copies, 10 reviews
Fly Away Peter 331 copies, 8 reviews
Johnno 278 copies, 8 reviews
Dream Stuff 185 copies
Harland's Half Acre 165 copies, 3 reviews
The Complete Stories 140 copies, 1 review
12 Edmondstone Street 118 copies, 2 reviews
Antipodes 79 copies, 1 review
Child's Play 31 copies
A first place 22 copies, 2 reviews
Earth Hour 20 copies, 1 review
An open book 15 copies, 2 reviews
Typewriter Music 13 copies, 1 review
Being there. Book 3 9 copies, 1 review
The one day 8 copies
Waterfront 4 copies
Such is Life 2 copies, 1 review
Four Poets 2 copies
Resgate 1 copy
Sky News 1 copy, 1 review
REGATE 1 copy
Ars amatoria [in translation] (Introduction, some editions) 1,589 copies, 33 reviews
Riders in the Chariot (Introduction, some editions) 663 copies, 18 reviews
The Middle Parts of Fortune (Introduction, some editions) 378 copies, 4 reviews
The Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction (Contributor) 318 copies
Granta 77: What We Think of America (Contributor) 214 copies
Granta 70: Australia - The New New World (Contributor) 164 copies, 1 review
Granta 68: Love Stories (Contributor) 149 copies, 1 review
Granta 95: Loved Ones (Contributor) 120 copies
The Oxford Book of Travel Stories (Contributor) 73 copies, 1 review
The Young Desire It (Introduction, some editions) 49 copies, 1 review
Beach : Stories by the Sand and Sea (Contributor) 31 copies, 1 review
The Best Australian Essays 2008 (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
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David George Joseph Malouf (born 20 March 1934) is an Australian writer. He was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 2000, his 1993 novel Remembering Babylon won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in 1996, he won the inaugural Australia-Asia Literary Award in 2008, and he was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He is openly gay.
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