Geraldine Brooks

Fear

Geraldine Brooks quote : The day in when …

The day in 2004 when the radiologist told me I had invasive cancer, I walked down the hospital corridor looking…

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Beauty

Geraldine Brooks quote : I mean the beauty …

I mean the beauty of being a writer is it’s not like being a swimmer. When they were talking about…

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Food

Geraldine Brooks quote : Men can absent themselves …

Men can absent themselves from real life for their art more easily. Women are anchored into the quotidian business of…

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Father

Geraldine Brooks quote : Both my mum and …

Both my mum and dad were great readers, and we would go every Saturday morning to the library, and my…

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Faith

Geraldine Brooks quote : My mother’s family were …

My mother’s family were full-on Irish Catholics – faith in an elaborate old fashioned, highly conservative and madly baroque style.…

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Father

Geraldine Brooks quote : I knew I was …

I knew I was going to be a journalist when I was eight years old and I saw the printing…

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Courage

Geraldine Brooks quote : September revealed heroism in …

September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate…

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Courage

Geraldine Brooks quote : There are always a …

There are always a few who stand up in times of communal madness and have the courage to say that…

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Cool

Geraldine Brooks quote : Sydney in the s …

Sydney in the 1960s wasn’t the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city’s western reaches, days passed…

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