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Donald Horne: Selected Writings

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About the author

Donald Horne was the author of The Lucky Country and The Education of Young Donald, and many other books and essays. A leading public intellectual for close to fifty years, he edited the Bulletin, chaired the Australia Council, …

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Praise for Donald Horne

‘He was a great clarifier ... of many of the problems and dilemmas of society.’ —Frank Moorhouse


‘An independent, vigorous critic.’ —Malcolm Fraser

‘He is the finest [non-fiction] writer of our generation.’ —Hugh Stretton

‘In the splendid book Donald Horne: Selected Writings … we can rediscover what Horne taught us about ourselves and our country, and lament that he is no longer able to guide us through these tumultuous times.’ —Troy Bramston, the Australian

‘[Donald Horne's] irrepressible commitment to promoting secular humanism, unquenchable curiosity, willingness to change his mind and astonishing range are all captured in this book.’ —James Walter, Inside Story

‘It vividly captures the personality of Horne’s voice: restless, provocative, ironic, defiantly optimistic and possessed of a rare talent for acid-like clarity.’ —Mark McKenna, The Australian