Bob Ellis: In His Own Words
|Author:||Bob Ellis (Director)|
"Bob Ellis: In His Own Words is a selection of the best of Ellis's much-loved and celebrated essays, speeches, diaries and reviews, in addition to previously unpublished work, archival photos, and reflections from close friends and family. Compiled in collaboration with Ellis's widow, Anne Brooksbank, this collection contains all the wit, acuity and outspokenness that we came to expect from this inimitable wordsmith. Bob Ellis: In His Own Words u a keepsake for long-time Ellis fans that will also win him new admirers u honours Ellis's illustrious and prodigious writing legacy."
"Bob Ellis is the author of over twenty books, fifty-five screenplays, two hundred poems, five hundred political speeches, a hundred songs and two thousand film reviews. His books include the bestselling Goodbye Babylon, So It Goes, The Capitalism Delusion and First Abolish the Customer. He co-wrote the classic films Newsfront, Fatty Finn, Man of Flowers and Goodbye Paradise, and wrote and directed Nostradamus Kid. He has had a long and close involvement with politics, covering as a journalist twenty-five campaigns in Australia, the UK, the US, and writing speeches for Kim Beazely, Bob Carr and Mike Rann, among others. Bob Ellis died in April 2016."