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Robert Sessions Robert Sessions i(A60413 works by) (a.k.a. Bob Sessions)
Born: Established: ca. 1943
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: ca. 1963
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1 Farewell to the Book Trade Robert Sessions , 2013 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , October vol. 93 no. 2 2013; (p. 9)
'In September, Bob Sessions retired from the book trade after more than 27 years at Penguin Australia, including 22 years as head of publishing. This is his parting letter to the book trade.'
1 Storyteller Reigned as Bestseller Robert Sessions , 2012 single work obituary (for Bryce Courtenay )
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 24-25 November 2012; (p. 19)
2 1 Defender of Free Speech Via Portnoy's Complaint Robert Sessions , 2008 single work obituary (for John Hooker )
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 May 2008; (p. 26)

— Appears in: The Age , 6 May 2008; (p. 15)
1 Case-study : Thrity Years On Robert Sessions , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 2006; (p. 89-93)
'In some ways little has changed. Our book market is still small compared with the United Kingdom and the United States, but large when compared with New Zealand, South Africa or Ireland. Australians are still enthusiastic book buyers, and support a wide range of retail booksellers. But in very relevant ways publishing has changed a great deal. We are all more businesslike these days, because we have to be. I suspect that all of us are better at reading a profit and loss statement than we were in the 1970s, and many of us can even fumble our way around a balance sheet. We have better tools and better information, but all the spreadsheets in the world won't help predict the next bestseller (or the next flop).' (Introduction 89)
1 A Frank and Open Exchange Robert Sessions , Kirsty Ward , Patrick Gallagher , Sophy Williams , Ivor Indyk , Lou Johnson , 2005 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , September vol. 85 no. 3 2005; (p. 44-46)
Several publishers respond individually to issues raised in Rose Michael's article, 'Secret Agent Women'.
1 Untitled Robert Sessions , 1991 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 136 1991; (p. 56)