Lloyd Jones: A History of Silence
In Melbourne as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival 2013, acclaimed New Zealand author Lloyd Jones dropped by the Wheeler Centre to read from his family memoir, A History of Silence. The book chronicles Jones' discoveries about his family in the rubble-strewn aftermath of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
Lloyd Jones was a guest of the Melbourne Writers Festival in August 2013.
Lloyd Jones was born in New Zealand in 1955. His best-known novel is Mister Pip, which won the 2007 Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the 2008 Kiriyama Prize Fiction Category, the 2008 Montana Award for Readers Choice, the Montana Fiction Award and the Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry.