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In Menzies’ Shadow
About the book
  • Published: 20 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143788102
  • Imprint: Viking Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 336

In Menzies’ Shadow

Leading the Liberal Party


Formats & editions


  • Pub date: 20 August 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143788102
  • Imprint: Viking Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 336

About the Author

Troy Bramston

Troy Bramston has been a senior writer and columnist with The Australian newspaper, and a contributor to Sky News, since 2011. He was previously a columnist with The Sunday Telegraph.

Troy is the author or editor of nine books, including Paul Keating: the big-picture leader (2016), and, co-authored with Paul Kelly, The Dismissal: in the Queen’s Name (2015).

He was the co-winner of the Australian Book Industry Award for The Dismissal. His biography of Paul Keating was a finalist for the Walkley Award, shortlisted for the National Biography Award, and longlisted for the Australian Book Industry Award. He was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2001.

Troy has worked as a policy and political adviser, and speechwriter in government, opposition, and the private sector. He lives in Sydney with his wife, Nicky, and two children, Madison and Angus.

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