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A Matter of Principle: New Meetings with the Good, the Great and the Formidable

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Australia's most experienced and well-respected interviewer, Jana Wendt, presents her interviews with an assortment of people in the worlds of politics, society, art, sport, music, and architecture. In this compilation, Wendt gets under the skin of her subjects to discover that which is genuine and authentic about each.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Melbourne University Publishing
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Zakgirl
Nov 24, 2016 Zakgirl rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Journalists and serious people
Recommended to Zakgirl by: no-one
Hmmm, I grabbed this book as I thought it might have been really interesting but 'll have mark it as one to come back to later as it's just not doing it for me at the moment. I guess I have a lot of other more interesting things to be doing at the moment.
Renée-Claire
Aug 24, 2008 Renée-Claire rated it really liked it
This book sat on my shelves for six months begging to read. When I finally gave in and picked it up, I didn't want to put it down. Jana Wendt is well known in Australia for her journalistic talents. A Matter of Principle showcases these abilities and impresses further with its easy-to-read interviews that centre on the traits of humanity that each subject values most. It is a humbling read that ponders, questions and celebrates with each subject, all the while revealing the depth of true heart. ...more
Gerard Galpin
Jan 09, 2011 Gerard Galpin rated it liked it
yes its true Im still allergic to short stories.
I'll mark this one as read and come back to it at a later date (again)
there are some good interview candidates and we love a bit of Jana!
Anne
Jun 20, 2013 Anne rated it it was ok
not my kind of book - I'm sure if you enjoy written interviews with famous people you will love this, I thought it would be entertaining but I found it rather dry unfortunately :(
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Some interesting interviews. Not quite as fascinating as I'd hoped, but still interesting.
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