'Australian writer Kate Grenville’s novels include Lilian’s Story, The Idea of Perfection, and The Secret River. She has worked in the film industry, lived in Colorado, London, and Paris, and currently resides in Sydney. Her awards include the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and the New South Wales Premier’s Award. Her writing often appears on school and university syllabi and she has been a prominent voice in public conversations about settlement, national identity, and place-making. Our conversation focused on her work about boundaries, history, the novel, and her latest work of non-fiction The Case Against Fragrance.'
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