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OFFSHORE by Madeline Gleeson | Julian Burnside

On 9 May I launched OFFSHORE by Madeline Gleeson (NewSouth Publishing, 2016, paperback)

Offshore 2b Madeline Gleeson LLLL bookMadeline is a Research Associate at the wonderful Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

It is a terrific book.  Buy it; read it; ask yourself: “How did it come to this?”

Here is my speech at the launch.

I have launched quite a few books in my time.  I always read a book before launching it.  It can be a chore, at times.

I have never launched a book which is as compelling as Offshore.

I thought I knew a fair bit about the treatment of asylum seekers in Manus and Nauru.  But Offshore brings together…

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