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Richard Flanagan: This is not my Australia

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The Man Booker-winning author cited the leaked Nauru files as an answer to why writing matters.

In Richard Flanagan's first public lecture as inaugural Boisbouvier Professor of Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne, the author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North had the audience in both fits of laughter and solemn tears last night at The Athenaeum as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival.

Emma Clark Gratton

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