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'Bob Ellis: In His Own Words is a selection of the best of Ellis's much-loved and celebrated essays, speeches, diaries and reviews, in addition to previously unpublished work, archival photos, and reflections from close friends and family. Compiled in collaboration with Ellis's widow, Anne Brooksbank, this collection contains all the wit, acuity and outspokenness that we came to expect from this inimitable wordsmith'. (Publication blurb)

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    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2016 .
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      • Published 3 October 2016
      ISBN: 9781863958912, 9781925435375 (ebook)

Works about this Work

Bob Ellis : In His Own Words (compiled by Anne Brooksbank) Bernard Whimpress , 2017 single work review essay
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , February 2017;

'This anthology of Ellis’s writing reflects his wide range of interests and concerns.'

Vivid Wordsmith Jan McGuinness , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 386 2016; (p. 63)
'In his introduction to Bob Ellis: In his own words, Bob’s son Jack says of his father that ‘writing was his reason for being ... and through his writing he saw himself in conversation with the world’. That conversation stopped on 3 April 2016 with Ellis’s death from neuroendocrine cancer. He was seventy-three. For devotees or those merely curious about his life and times, the conversation continues in the pages of this book compiled by his wife and companion of fifty years, Anne Brooksbank.' (Introduction)
Bob Ellis, Bob Ellis : In His Own Words PT , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 8 October 2016;

— Review of Bob Ellis : In His Own Words Bob Ellis 2016 anthology essay review diary
The Collected Works of Bob Ellis Damien Murphy , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 1 October 2016; The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 October 2016; (p. 26)

— Review of Bob Ellis : In His Own Words Bob Ellis 2016 anthology essay review diary

'The writer Bob Ellis recorded Australian life with satire, insight, vision and a recklessness that made him a darling to some, a danger to others.'

'Yet like many writers who had their season in the sun, Ellis struggled to convince a publisher to publish collected work. ...'

The Collected Works of Bob Ellis Damien Murphy , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 1 October 2016; The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 October 2016; (p. 26)

— Review of Bob Ellis : In His Own Words Bob Ellis 2016 anthology essay review diary

'The writer Bob Ellis recorded Australian life with satire, insight, vision and a recklessness that made him a darling to some, a danger to others.'

'Yet like many writers who had their season in the sun, Ellis struggled to convince a publisher to publish collected work. ...'

Bob Ellis, Bob Ellis : In His Own Words PT , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 8 October 2016;

— Review of Bob Ellis : In His Own Words Bob Ellis 2016 anthology essay review diary
Vivid Wordsmith Jan McGuinness , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 386 2016; (p. 63)
'In his introduction to Bob Ellis: In his own words, Bob’s son Jack says of his father that ‘writing was his reason for being ... and through his writing he saw himself in conversation with the world’. That conversation stopped on 3 April 2016 with Ellis’s death from neuroendocrine cancer. He was seventy-three. For devotees or those merely curious about his life and times, the conversation continues in the pages of this book compiled by his wife and companion of fifty years, Anne Brooksbank.' (Introduction)
Bob Ellis : In His Own Words (compiled by Anne Brooksbank) Bernard Whimpress , 2017 single work review essay
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , February 2017;

'This anthology of Ellis’s writing reflects his wide range of interests and concerns.'

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