Shortlist year: 
2012
Shortlist category: 
Non-fiction
Published by: 
The Federation Press

About the book

Book cover- Paradoxes and Principles by AJ Brown

This biography charts Michael Kirby’s extraordinary public life from his first forays as a student politician in the early 1960s, to the ALRC in 1975, his extensive international roles with UN agencies, and his terms on the NSW Court of Appeal and the High Court.