Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald. He is also a regular TV commentator, a former radio presenter (very successfully, with Mike Carlton on Radio 2UE) and is also a former national representative rugby union player. Peter is the author of over 20 books - including Tobruk, Kokoda, Batavia, Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age and biographies of Nancy Wake‚ Kim Beazley‚ Nick Farr-Jones‚ Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales. Peter is Australia's biggest-selling non-fiction author of the last ten years. Peter was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature as a biographer, sports journalist and commentator, and to the community through contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sporting organisations. He lives with his wife, Lisa Wilkinson, and their three children in Sydney. His latest bestseller is Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend. His forthcoming book, to be published in November 2014, is Gallipoli.
Books by Peter FitzSimons
by Peter FitzSimons
Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers’ ploughs.
The Great Australian Writers' Collection 2013
by Judy Nunn, Tom Keneally, Paul Ham , Peter FitzSimons, Mike Carlton, Richard Flanagan, Nicole Alexand
This fine collection of great Australian writers’ includes pieces from Judy Nunn, Tom Keneally, Paul Ham, Peter FitzSimons, Mike Carlton, Richard Flanagan, Nicole Alexander, Susan Duncan and Caroline Overington.
Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen
by Peter FitzSimons
The story of Australia’s most famous polar explorer and the giants from the heroic age of polar exploration: Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton
And Now For Some Light Relief...The Genuinely Funny Joke Book
by Peter Fitzsimons
Australia’s best-selling author’s favourite wisecracks, tall tales and rib-ticklers.