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Clunes Booktown Festival: Anne Summers


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Anne Summers is a veritable godmother of the Australian feminist movement, author of the game-changing call to arms, Damned Whores and God’s Police. Lately, she’s been a vocal critic of the gendered attacks on Julia Gillard. In The Misogyny Factor, she explains why we’ve failed to achieve equality for women and what we need to do to make it happen.

Anne will be in conversation with Michael Williams.



Anne Summers

Dr Anne Summers AO is a journalist, researcher, commentator and best-selling author of nine books, including the classic Damned Whores and God’s Police, first published in 1975, and still in print. Her most recent book Unfettered and Alive, a memoir, was published in 2018. In 2021 Anne was appoint... Read more


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