ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Inga Clendinnen is a writer, academic and historian whose work on Aztec and Mayan cultures and the Holocaust has been praised around the world. Recently, she has also turned her attention to the historical relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. In 1999, her book, Reading the Holocaust, was named best book of the year by the New York Times and won the NSW premier’s general history award. In 2006, she was awarded an officer in the Order of Australia for her services as a writer and historian.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

I'm a great admirer of Inga Clendinnen's writing and found The History Question full of the insights and thoughtfulness that characterise all her work.

Kate Grenville

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