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David Malouf’s latest book, A First Place, is a collection of essays and personal writing, released to celebrate his 80th birthday. Covering geography, topography, history, multiculturalism, Brisbane and the idea of home, A First Place encapsulates the beauty and contradictions of contemporary Australia.
To celebrate Malouf’s birthday and achievements, Australia’s first lady of letters, Ramona Koval, travels with him on a journey to the heart of Australian life.