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Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow i(A73881 works by)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Jeff Sparrow's Killing was a finalist in the 2009 Melbourne Prize, Best Writing Award. In 2012, he published Money Shot: A Journey into Porn and Censorship. In 2017, he published No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson, work on which had been supported by a Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship in 2016. No Way But This was shortlisted for the 2018 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards (Non-fiction). In 2018, he published Trigger Warnings, an analysis of contemporary American politics, with Scribe.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2018 winner Cultural Fund Fellowships Author Fellowship

for his project ‘Thinking Differently : Other minds and the challenge of climate change’

2018 finalist Melbourne Prize Best Writing Award
2016 shortlisted Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship exploring the legacy of the African-American singer Paul Robeson.

Awards for Works

A Place of Punishment : No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , September 2018;

'In his astonishing book At the Mind’s Limits: Contemplations by a survivor on Auschwitz and its realities (1980), Jean Améry devotes a chapter to intellectuals in the Nazi camp. An essayist and novelist himself, he focuses on how writers made sense of their incarceration. ‘Did intellectual background and an intellectual basic disposition help a camp prisoner in the decisive moments?’ he asks. ‘Did they make survival easier for him?’'  (Introduction)

2019 winner Walkley Award Walkley-Pascall Award for Arts Criticism
y separately published work icon Communism : A Love Story Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 2007 Z1359606 2007 single work biography 'Baracchi helped launch Australia's Communist party and served, for a time, as its leading intellectual...He romanced - and broke the hearts of - beautiful, intelligent women, including the novelist Katharine Susannah Prichard, the poet Lesbia Harford and the playwright Betty Roland...' - back cover
2007 shortlisted Colin Roderick Award
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