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'Abstract: Gerard Elson goes in search of Nick Cave's inner word nerd, and essays the influence of Vladimir Nabokov, Martin Amis and John Berryman.' (Publication abstract)


  • Epigraph: bibliomancy: (Gk ‘divination by book’): the practice of opening the Bible or a comparable work at random and interpreting the first verse or verses as a form of prophecy or precognition.

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    y Island no. 138 2014 8639588 2014 periodical issue 2014 pg. 32-42
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    y The Best Australian Essays 2015 Geordie Williamson (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2015 8973575 2015 anthology essay

    'In The Best Australian Essays 2015, Geordie Williamson compiles the year's outstanding short non-fiction. Read Helen Garner on condescension, DBC Pierre on travel, Ceridwen Dovey on autobiography, Tim Winton on injury, Anna Krien on first love, and Nicolas Rothwell on the northern coast. With bracing essays on politics, music, literature, history, art, sport and more, this impressive anthology will entrance, stimulate and entertain.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2015
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