Alex Miller is one of Australia’s foremost modern writers of literary fiction. Born in England in 1936 he emmigrated to Australia by himself at the age of 16. 888 more words
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Great Humanity and Human Decency: Annette Marfording reviews 'The Simplest Words: A Storyteller’s Journey' by Alex Miller
The Simplest Words: A Storyteller’s Journey (selected and arranged by his wife Stephanie Miller) by Alex Miller, Allen & Unwin 2015.
There are many Australian authors who are good writers, but there are few who, in addition to bringing the reader enjoyment – and incidentally – teach the reader something about how to be a good person, show the reader the impact of racism and other injustices, and thus demonstrate their deep humanity. 1,555 more words