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'Les Murray — Our Greatest Poet and perennial Nobel candidate — wrote a book called ‘Killing the Black Dog’ about his debilitating depression, but he was very cheerful in his bookshop appearance, where he gave four poems their world premiere.'
'In the last three weeks Michelle de Kretser’s novel ‘Questions of Travel’ has picked up two of Australia’s most prestigious literary prizes — the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Australian Literature Society’s Gold Medal. Jim Morgan takes the journey, twice.'