Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong man born in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. He is a member of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative of southern Victoria and has been the director of the Australian Studies Project for the Commonwealth Schools Commission. Bruce has had a varied career as a teacher, farmer, fisherman, barman, fencing contractor, lecturer, Aboriginal language researcher, archaeological site worker and editor.
Four books I read last year are ‘The Name of the Rose’ by Umberto Eco, ‘Dark Emu’ by Bruce Pascoe, ‘We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves’ by Karen Joy Fowler and ‘On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft’ by Stephen King. Although these books may seem like a somewhat miscellaneous...Read more