When we think about Melbourne: the imagination of a city

Jenny Sinclair
Affirm Press in association with the State Library of Victoria
Paperback 224pp Illustrated ISBN 9780980637885

What makes Melbourne unique? Where does it get its X-factor? Journalist Jenny Sinclair goes in search of the answers and discovers it’s all in our head – or rather, our collective imagination.

When we think about Melbourne is a wry and whimsical survey of our city’s creativity. It observes with a keen eye Melbourne's evolution through music, art, literature, film, maps and transport. Featuring a wealth of visual material, including original photographs, the book presents the defining features that have shaped Melbourne's opinion of itself.

Jenny Sinclair is a Melbourne writer. She has been on the staff of The Age and The Melbourne Times. She now studies and teaches at The University of Melbourne.

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