John Safran

Depends What You Mean by Extremist

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

Expecting skinheads, John Safran rocked up to a far-right rally in Melbourne. What he found led him into the mad world of misfits who helped propel the second coming of Pauline Hanson and foreshadowed the era of Trump.

ISBN: 
9781926428772
Year of Publication: 
2017

The Most Memorable Books: 2014

Because it's been such a stellar year for Crime Fiction - a Most Memorable of the Year List before Christmas seems like a plan in case anybody is thinking about books to spoil themselves / friends / family with. Of course the year isn't over yet and I fully expect a few more "memorables" between now and the end of December, if the previous 11 months have been any indication.

The ones that simply will not go out of my head:

2014 Ned Kelly Award Winners

Belfast born, Australian resident, Adrian McKinty has won the 2014 Ned Kelly Award for crime fiction for his novel IN THE MORNING I’LL BE GONE (reviewed here).

McKinty, who settled in Melbourne five years ago, received the honour at the Brisbane Writers Festival on Saturday night when the Australian Crime Writer’s Association (ACWA) celebrated the best crime-related books of the year.

Review - MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI, John Safran

Author Information
Book Title: 
Murder in Mississippi
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781926428468
Categorisation
Category: 
True Crime
Location: 
Mississippi
USA
Publisher: 
Hamish Hamilton
Year of Publication: 
2013

CR - Murder in Mississippi, John Safran

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Been wanting to read this book for an age now - and needed a break from fiction

From the Blurb:

When filming his TV series Race Relations, John Safran spent an uneasy couple of days with one of Mississippi's most notorious white supremacists. A year later, he heard that the man had been murdered – and what was more, the killer was black.

Murder in Mississippi

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
True Crime

When filming his TV series Race Relations, John Safran spent an uneasy couple of days with one of Mississippi's most notorious white supremacists. A year later, he heard that the man had been murdered – and what was more, the killer was black.

ISBN: 
9781926428468
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2013

John Safran

Author Information
Safran, John

John Safran is an award-winning documentary-maker of provocative and hilarious takes on race, the media, religion and other issues. John first hit TV screens in 1997 on Race Around the World. Both John Safran's Music Jamboree  (SBS, 2002) and John Safran vs. God (SBS, 2004) won Australian Film Industry awards for Best Comedy Series and Most Original Concept, and were also nominated for Logie Awards.