Jacqueline Kent — A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis

Beatrice Davis was the general editor of Angus and Robertson for almost forty years, discovering and publishing many authors who are now Australian classics – including Miles Franklin, Thea Astley, Xavier Herbert and more.

Beatrice was a central figure in Australian literature – ‘respected, feared, courted and berated’

Join acclaimed biographer Jacqueline Kent as she reveals the life and career of this stylish and formidable woman in A Certain Style: Beatrice Davis, A Literary Life, relating the history of books and publishing in twentieth-century Australia along the way.

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