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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Lucy, Daisy, Alex, and Malcolm, with WU's love and gratitude.
  • Included in the New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books List for 2006.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Knopf , 2006 .
      Extent: 513p.
      ISBN: 1741664691, 9781741664690

Works about this Work

'My Father's Knife' : Autobiography as Hermeneutic Phenomenology Jack Bowers , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Life Writing , December vol. 7 no. 3 2010; (p. 317-323)
Robert Hughes Remembers Clive James , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: New York Review of Books , 11 January 2007; The Revolt of the Pendulum 2009; (p. 201-212)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
Hot Air Nicholas Penny , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: London Review of Books , 7 June vol. 29 no. 11 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
Me, Myself and I Am Stephen Matchett , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 March 2007; (p. 40)
Stephen Matchett discusses 'a new subset of the memoir, the bio-op. In bio-ops an author writes their past as they want us to know it but also set [sic] out their ideas and opinions on anything that interests them'. Matchett cites the writings of Robert Hughes and Gabrielle Carey to illustrate his argument. He concludes: 'These books are not big-noting of the old-fahsioned kind. They describe defeats as well as victories. But it takes an ego measured in metres for an author to assume their opinions on anything and everything are worth recording.'
A Self in Revolt Patrick McCaughey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 27 October no. 5404 2006; (p. 11)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
Aussie Brawler Geoff Dyer , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 24 September vol. 111 no. 39 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
Creature of Language Andrea Stretton , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 October 2006; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
The Art of Survival Peter Craven , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 October 2006; (p. 21)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
Leaving Behind Our Fatal Shores A. P. Riemer , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 October 2006; (p. 32)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography
Autumn of the Expats Geordie Williamson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , November vol. 1 no. 3 2006; (p. 4)

— Review of Things I Didn't Know : A Memoir Robert Hughes , 2006 single work autobiography ; North Face of Soho : Unreliable Memoirs Volume 1V Clive James , 2006 single work autobiography
Swings and Arrows of Hughes's Life Michael Bodey , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 August 2006; (p. 9)
Pain-Filled Life of Love and Loss Laid Bare on Hughes's Fatal Shore Andrew Hornery , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 August 2006; (p. 3)
Danton's Inferno Patrick Carlyon , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 10 October vol. 124 no. 6541 2006; (p. 30-31)
My Friend Bob Catharine Lumby , 2006 single work biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 7 October 2006; (p. 39-42)
Time's Arrow Peter Craven , 2006 single work biography
— Appears in: The Monthly , November no. 18 2006; (p. 38-44)
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