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Graeme Simsion Graeme Simsion i(A133056 works by) (a.k.a. Graeme Charles Simsion)
Born: Established: ca. 1956
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1968
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1 Rewiring Graeme Simsion , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: Split : True Stories of Leaving, Loss and New Beginnings 2019;
4 2 y separately published work icon The Rosie Result Graeme Simsion , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2019 14976428 2019 single work novel

'I was standing on one leg shucking oysters when the problems began…

'Don and Rosie are back in Melbourne after a decade in New York, and they’re about to face their most important project.

'Their son, Hudson, is having trouble at school: his teachers say he isn’t fitting in with the other kids. Meanwhile, Rosie is battling Judas at work, and Don is in hot water after the Genetics Lecture Outrage. The life-contentment graph, recently at its highest point, is curving downwards.

'For Don Tillman, geneticist and World’s Best Problem-Solver, learning to be a good parent as well as a good partner will require the help of friends old and new.

'It will mean letting Hudson make his way in the world, and grappling with awkward truths about his own identity.

'And opening a cocktail bar.

'Hilarious and thought-provoking, with a brilliant cast of characters and an ending that will have readers cheering for joy, The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment of the internationally bestselling series that began with The Rosie Project.'  (Publication summary)

5 2 y separately published work icon Two Steps Forward Graeme Simsion , Anne Buist , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2017 11524872 2017 single work novel romance

'Zoe, a sometime artist, is from California. Martin, an engineer, is from Yorkshire. Both have ended up in picturesque Cluny, in central France. Both are struggling to come to terms with their recent past—for Zoe, the death of her husband; for Martin, a messy divorce.

'Looking to make a new start, each sets out alone to walk two thousand kilometres from Cluny to Santiago, in northwestern Spain, in the footsteps of pilgrims who have walked the Camino—the Way—for centuries. The Camino changes you, it’s said. It’s a chance to find a new version of yourself.

'But can these two very different people find each other?

'In this smart, funny and romantic journey, Martin’s and Zoe’s stories are told in alternating chapters by husband-and-wife team Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist.

'Two Steps Forward is a novel about renewal—physical, psychological and spiritual. It’s about the challenge of walking a long distance and of working out where you are going. And it’s about what you decide to keep, what you choose to leave behind and what you rediscover.' (Synopsis)

1 Graeme Simsion Graeme Simsion , 2016 single work biography
— Appears in: Things My Mother Taught Me 2016; (p. 131-144)
6 4 y separately published work icon The Best of Adam Sharp Graeme Simsion , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2016 9660911 2016 single work novel

'A novel about love, music and coming to terms with the past, from the author of the international bestseller The Rosie Project.

'On the cusp of fifty, Adam Sharp has a loyal partner, earns a good income as an IT contractor and is the music-trivia expert at quiz nights. It’s the lifestyle he wanted, but something’s missing.

'Two decades ago, on the other side of the world, his part-time piano playing led him into a passionate relationship with Angelina Brown, who’d abandoned law studies to pursue her acting dream. She gave Adam a chance to make it something more than an affair—but he didn’t take it. And now he can’t shake off his nostalgia for what might have been.

'Then, out of nowhere, Angelina gets in touch. What does she want? Does Adam dare to live dangerously? How far will he go for a second chance?' (Publication summary)

1 Intervention on the No. 3 Tram Graeme Simsion , 2016 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 20 no. 5 2016;
1 The Words We Loved Charlotte Wood , Geraldine Brooks , Graeme Simsion , Michael Robotham , Chris Wallace-Crabbe , Helen Garner , Favel Parrett , Gregory Day , Fiona Wright , Alexis Wright , Robert Adamson , Debra Adelaide , Lisa Gorton , Abigail Ulman , Christos Tsiolkas , Maxine Beneba Clarke , Susan Johnson , Kristina Olsson , Peter Goldsworthy , Tim Flannery , Malcolm Knox , Shane Maloney , Thomas Keneally , Don Watson , Anita Heiss , Omar Musa , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 December 2015; (p. 24-26) The Saturday Age , 12-13 December 2015; (p. 30)
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1 The Life and Times of Greasy Joe Graeme Simsion , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: The Big Issue , August no. 491 2015; (p. 28-31)
1 Like It Was Yesterday Graeme Simsion , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 13 no. 2 2015;
11 14 y separately published work icon The Rosie Effect Graeme Simsion , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2014 7449161 2014 single work novel romance

'‘We’ve got something to celebrate,’ Rosie said.

I am not fond of surprises, especially if they disrupt plans already in place. I assumed that she had achieved some important milestone with her thesis. Or perhaps she had been offered a place in the psychiatry-training programme. This would be extremely good news, and I estimated the probability of sex at greater than 80%.

‘We’re pregnant,’ she said.

'The Rosie Project was an international publishing phenomenon, with more than a million copies sold in over forty countries around the world. Now Graeme Simsion returns with the highly anticipated sequel, The Rosie Effect.

'Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are now married and living in New York. Don has been teaching at Columbia while Rosie completes her first year of a psychology degree. Just as Don is about to announce that Gene, his philandering best friend from Australia, is coming to stay, Rosie drops a bombshell: she’s pregnant.

'In true Tillman style, Don instantly becomes an expert on all things obstetric. But in between immersing himself in a new research study on parenting and implementing the Standardised Meal System (pregnancy version), Don’s old weaknesses resurface. And while he strives to get the technicalities right, he gets the emotions all wrong, and risks losing Rosie when she needs him most.

'The Rosie Effect is the charming and hilarious romantic comedy of the year.'

2 1 Three Encounters with the Physical Graeme Simsion , 2013 2013 single work short story
— Appears in: Hermano Cerdo 2006-;

— Appears in: The Age , 12 January 2013;
29 38 y separately published work icon The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion , Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2013 Z1863383 2013 single work novel humour

'Don Tillman is a forty-year-old geneticist with undiagnosed Aspergers. When he wants to find a partner, he approaches the project the only way he knows - systematically. He creates a questionnaire designed to find the perfect woman - a punctual, non-drinking, non-smoking female who will fit in with his regimented lifestyle. When Rosie appears on the scene, she fits none of Don's criteria - but she does turn his life upside down.'

Source: Wheeler Centre website,
Sighted: 28/05/2012

1 y separately published work icon Don Tillman Graeme Simsion , 2013 Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2013- 14976362 2013 series - author novel
1 2 form y separately published work icon The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion , 2010 (Manuscript version)x402118 Z1691660 2010 single work film/TV humour 'The Rosie Project centres around a genetic professor with Asperger’s Syndrome who decides he needs a wife and goes about finding one with meticulous planning and scientific method.' (AWG website)