Kirklees Libraries / Events / Thu 29 Aug 2019

Thomas Keneally in Conversation - a live screening event

Thomas Keneally in Conversation - a live screening event

This is a live screened talk from the British Library.

Thomas Keneally - The author of Schindler's Ark
On a rare visit to Britain Thomas Keneally, author of the Booker Prize-winning Schindler’s Ark talks about his new work The Book Of Science & Antiquities, a bold, millennia-spanning novel about what it means to be human.

Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published thirty novels since. They include Schindler's Ark, which won the Booker Prize in 1982 and was subsequently made into the film Schindler's List, and The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith, Confederates and Gossip From The Forest, each of which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His most recent novels are The Daughters Of Mars, which was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize in 2013, Shame And The Captives and Napoleon's Last Island. He has also written several works of non-fiction, including his memoir Homebush Boy, Searching For Schindler and Australians. He is married with two daughters and lives in Sydney.

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Huddersfield Library

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