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Joanne Fedler

Australia (b.1967)

Joanne Fedler's books have been published in the UK, Australia, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Croatia and South Africa. In Germany, Weiberabend (Secret Mothers' Business) was on Der Spiegel's bestseller list in 2008. She studied law at Yale and is a former women's rights advocate, counselor of abused women, and CEO of a not-for-profit advocacy centre. She sometimes writes for Vogue, teaches life-writing classes and does motivational speaking. She has done work to raise money for abused women, breast cancer research and post-natal depression. She lives in Sydney with her husband and two children.
Joanne Fedler recommends
The Fossil Artist (2011)
Graeme Friedman
"A powerful story about what it means to love. Friedman's artistry in understanding the subtleties of the human heart sings through his prose."

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