Are letters a dying art, foresaken in the digital era? These are the stories and books that originated from letters, journals and diaries. With these books, we show authors who have been able to pull out stories out of letters, including beloved books such as Dear Quentin, The Secret Ingredient, The Forgotten Notebook and Christina Stead's volumes of letters.
This beautiful hardback book, strewed with the illustrations of wood engravings carved by Helen Ogilvie, is a work of art. It is a testament to a man who contributed so generously to Australian art culture.
Read the prologue to Modern Love, a double biography by Lesley Harding and Kendrah Morgan, a co-publication from MUP’s Miegunyah Press, the State Library of Victoria and the Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Posted on 13 Sep 2017 under Miegunyah Press
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My Vice-Regal Life brings us Lady Cowen's diaries from her time as wife of Governor-General Sir Zelman Cowen.