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Anne Manne


Anne Manne is a Melbourne writer. She has been a regular columnist for The Australian and the Age. More recently, her essays on contemporary culture such as child abuse, pornography, gendercide and disability have all appeared in The Monthly magazine.

Her essay ‘Ebony: The Girl in the Room’, was included in Best Australian Essays: A Ten-year Collection. Her book, Motherhood: How Should We Care For Our Children?, was a finalist in the Walkley Award for Best Non-Fiction Book of 2006. She has written a Quarterly Essay, Love and Money: The Family and the Free Market, and a memoir, So This is Life: Scenes from a Country Childhood.

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