Between Mexico and Poland
Reissue of an autobiographical account of a writer's journeys to Mexico, New York and Poland. First published 2002. Relates her experiences in Mexico as she tries to write a novel, the devastation of losing her New York home, and researching a novel in Poland. Author was born in Germany and emigrated to Melbourne in 1948. Her first book, 'The Auschwitz Poems', won the 1987 Victorian Premier's Award for Poetry, and 'Just Like That' received the 1995 NSW Premier Awards for Fiction. She currently lives in New York with her husband, Australian painter David Rankin.
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This is my favourite book by Lilly Brett. I love the relationship with her father, the humour between them. I feel her family's stories and those of the Polish Jews needs to be told and retold. Her recount of 9/11 was so moving I couldn't read it aloud anymore. Read full review