Gideon Haigh

Gideon Haigh has been a journalist since 1984, has contributed to more than a hundred newspapers and magazines and has published more than forty books, most recently The Brilliant Boy: Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent. He has also just released a collection of long-form non-fiction, Shelf Life: Journalism 2000-2021. Amongst his many writings Gideon is a prolific writer and commentator on cricket.


The Passenger: Unearthing a Dunera Boy’s Story

Two recent books have offered new insights into the remarkable exploits and achievements of the ‘Dunera Boys’.  Leah Garrett’s X Troop recounts the story of a secret commando group made up of Jewish refugees in Australia and elsewhere, who returned to Europe to liberate concentration camps. The Passenger, a lost novel by Ulrich Boschwitz, a…

Sunday May 29, 2022