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Jeremy Fisher urges readers to contact the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) with words of support for authors who have affected the lives of readers. The ASA can then take these views into account when nominating authors for Order of Australia honours.
Jacqueline Kent discloses some of her sources, and the understandings gleaned from those sources, in the writing of Hephzibah Menuhin's biography. Kent concludes: 'Meeting generous-spirited people who are willing to share difficult and painful aspects of their lives with you is sometimes, I believe, one of the biographer's great privileges'.