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Jane Gleeson-White


Jane Gleeson-White is the author of Classics (2005) and Australian Classics (2007). Her third book, Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world – and how their invention could make or break the planet, will be published by Allen & Unwin in October 2011.

She is currently the fiction editor of Overland literary journal and a PhD student at the University of New South Wales. She blogs about books at She has also edited many Australian books including The Slap and Dead Europe by Christos Tsiolkas, Jamaica and A Private Man by Malcolm Knox, The Submerged Cathedral by Charlotte Wood, Isabelle the Navigator and Candy by Luke Davies, Far From a Still Life: Margaret Olley by Meg Stewart, and The Truth About My Fathers by Gaby Naher.

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