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Outback Penguin

Outback Penguin: Richard Lane's Barwell Diaries

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About the editor

Stuart Kells

Stuart Kells is an author and antiquarian books authority. His previous book, the critically acclaimed biography of Kay Craddock, Rare, was published in 2011. He has a PhD from Monash University, and lives in Melbourne with his wife, Fiona, …

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Louise Paton is the grand-daughter of Richard Lane, a founder of Penguin Books, and has worked in digital advertising and strategy. In 2015 she started The Lane Press with her mother, Elizabeth Lane.

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Elizabeth Lane, the daughter of Richard Lane, was born in England into a family of book lovers. She now lives in Melbourne, where she manages The Lane Press and assists with the Scotch College archives. She was recently involved in the planning and …

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Fiona Kells studied art history at the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers and edits the association’s journal, Bookfare. She lives in Melbourne with her husband, …

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Praise for Outback Penguin

‘One of the most revealing stories yet written about rural life in Australia.’—Geoffrey Blainey

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