New video on Boomerang Books website

Video – Chloe Hooper in conversation with Sally Warhaft about The Tall Man
Chloe Hooper discusses the writing of her new non-fiction book The Tall Man with Monthly editor Sally Warhaft. Exploring the events surrounding the death of Cameron Doomadgee in police custody on Palm Island, the book expands on the story originally told in her Walkley Award-winning essay in The Monthly in November 2006.
Video – Nam Le in conversation with Cate Kennedy about The Boat (Part 2)
Part 2 – Nam Le discusses his much-acclaimed new collection of short stories, The Boat, with fellow short story writer and poet Cate Kennedy. Presented by Readings at the Asialink Centre, University of Melbourne.
Video – Nam Le in conversation with Cate Kennedy about The Boat (Part 1)
Part 1 – Nam Le discusses his much-acclaimed new collection of short stories, The Boat, with fellow short story writer and poet Cate Kennedy. Presented by Readings at the Asialink Centre, University of Melbourne.
Video – David Malouf on Australian culture and writing. Mildura Writers’ Festival (Part 2)
Part 2 – In this closing lecture at the Mildura Writers’ Festival, David Malouf considers how Australian writing reflects the nation’s soul, and what it tells us about Australian society and culture- as well as how the writing has been formed by these. He compares Australian writing with other national embodiments then comes to consider the contemporary writing scene and its possible future directions, and that of Australia’s broader culture. David is introduced by historian and author Prof. Alan Frost.
Video – David Malouf on Australian culture and writing. Mildura Writers’ Festival (Part 1)
Part 1 – In this closing lecture at the Mildura Writers’ Festival, David Malouf considers how Australian writing reflects the nation’s soul, and what it tells us about Australian society and culture- as well as how the writing has been formed by these. He compares Australian writing with other national embodiments then comes to consider the contemporary writing scene and its possible future directions, and that of Australia’s broader culture. David is introduced by historian and author Prof. Alan Frost.
Video – Junot Diaz, in conversation with Ramona Koval. Sydney Writers’ Festival (Part 2)
Part 2 – In this entertaining and enlightening conversation, Junot Diaz discusses his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao with Ramona Koval, host of ABC Radio National’s Book Show. This session was a highlight of the Sydney Writers’ Festival 2008.
Video – Junot Diaz, in conversation with Ramona Koval. Sydney Writers’ Festival (Part 1)
Part 1 – In this entertaining and enlightening conversation, Junot Diaz discusses his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao with Ramona Koval, host of ABC Radio National’s Book Show. This session was a highlight of the Sydney Writers’ Festival 2008.

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.