The Sweet Spot by Peter Hartcher | Black Inc.

The Sweet Spot: How Australia Made Its Own Luck - And Could Now Throw It All Away

Awards for The Sweet Spot

  • Winner, 2012 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.
  • Longlisted, 2012 Walkley Book Award.

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About the author

Peter Hartcher

Peter Hartcher is the political and international editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. His books include Bubble Man, The Sweet Spot, To the Bitter End and Red Zone, and he is the author …

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Praise for The Sweet Spot

‘A compelling and tantalising read. Australians as shrinking violets who can’t embrace their own cleverness, and risk blowing the chance of a golden future.’ —Kerry O’Brien

‘A 21st-century reply to Donald Horne’s classic The Luck Country.’ —Bookseller+Publisher


‘A thoughtful analysis of Australia’s success.’ —Herald Sun


‘A book to promote thought and argument.’ —the Age


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