Ray Martin will be giving a free public lecture at the ANU next week.
Canberra Times ANU Literary Event, Meet the Author Series 2011
Award-winning journalist Ray Martin, one Australia’s most loved personalities, brings together some of his most memorable interviews in his latest book, Ray Martin’s Favourites: The stories behind the legends
Ray Martin’s Favourites offers an intriguing insight into extraordinary celebrities such as Dustin Hoffman talking about sex, Jane Fonda talking about God, and some wisdom from Patrick Dodson, the father of reconciliation. Here, too, are details of the last interviews with Sir Donald Bradman, Fred Hollows and Kerry Packer.
Ray Martin’s lifetime in journalism makes him the ideal person to recount the stories behind the legends, having won five Gold Logies, more than twenty Silver Logies and an unmatched number of People’s Choice Awards. He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2011. His best-selling autobiography, Ray: Stories of My Life was published in 2009