WA Inc.

WA Inc.

Zero at the Bone

by David Whish-Wilson

Viking, $29.99 pb, 288 pp, 9780670077533

In Zero at the Bone, David Whish-Wilson envisions Perth in 1979 at the height of a major gold mining revival stimulated by price increases associated with the end of the gold standard in 1971. Perth is booming, and the culture of greed and excess that will characterise the 1980s is already well entrenched.

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Published in November 2013, no. 356
Wendy Were

Wendy Were

Wendy Were is a former Artistic Director of the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

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