Literary Melbourne: a celebration of writing & ideas

Author: Edited by Stephen Grimwade
Price: $24.95
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books in association with State Library Victoria
Available to read in the Library

Edited by Stephen Grimwade, curator of the Library's 2009 exhibition The independent type, this anthology of extracts from well-known Melbourne authors highlights our city’s rich literary heritage.

With more than 60 extracts from books from a diverse range of genres, complemented by insightful and informative commentary and full-colour illustrations from the Library's Pictures Collection, the book gives an overview of Melbourne’s most significant literary periods, people and places.