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Author: Guy Rundle
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BIC Subject: Society & culture: general
Published By: Black Inc
 
Published: 05-Mar-2019
Format: Paperback, 336 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781760641313
Stock Code: 0641313
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Known for his wild wit and irreverent commentary, Guy Rundle is one of Australia?s most virtuosic minds.Practice distils his best writing on politics, culture, class and more. In it, Rundle roves the campaign trails of Obama, Palin and Trump; rides the Amtrak around a desolate America; bails up Bob Katter and Pauline Hanson; and excavates the deeper meanings of True Detective and Joy Division.Insightful and hilarious, Practice reveals Rundle as among Australia?s sharpest and most entertaining minds, with a genuinely awe-inducing range and an utterly inimitable voice. There is only one Guy Rundle.Known for his wild wit and irreverent commentary, Guy Rundle is one of Australia?s most virtuosic minds.Practice distils his best writing on politics, culture, class and more. In it, Rundle roves the campaign trails of Obama, Palin and Trump; rides the Amtrak around a desolate America; bails up Bob Katter and Pauline Hanson; and excavates the deeper meanings of True Detective and Joy Division.Insightful and hilarious, Practice reveals Rundle as among Australia?s sharpest and most entertaining minds, with a genuinely awe-inducing range and an utterly inimitable voice. There is only one Guy Rundle.
Guy Rundle is the award-winning author of numerous books, including Inland Empire- America at the End of the Obama Era, A Revolution in the Making- Robots, 3D Printing, Robots and the Future, 50 People Who Stuffed Up Australia (with Dexter Rightwad), Down to the Crossroads- On the Trail of the 2008 Election and two Quarterly Essays, The Opportunist- John Howard and the Triumph of Reaction and Clivosaurus- The Politics of Clive Palmer. He has written four hit stage shows for the satirist Max Gillies; has co-written two musicals, All Het Up and Silly Season, the revue Absent Presences and the album Paradoxical Sleep; and was a writer, producer and deviser of numerous TV shows, including Full Frontal, Get A Life, Shark Bay, Comedy Inc. and Vulture. Rundle's writing has appeared in most major Australian publications, as well as The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Private Eye, Spiked, Jacobin and Penthouse. He served as co-editor of radical bimonthly Arena Magazine for fifteen years and has been a long-time correspondent-at-large for Crikey. His awards include an AWGIE for outstanding contribution to Australian comedy and The Age Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award in 2008.
 
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