One of Australia’s most respected journalists and authors, Stan Grant returns with The Queen is Dead, an extraordinary call to action as the world stands at a tipping point. He takes readers on a journey along the world’s fault lines, from the war in Ukraine, to rise of China and the resurgence of white supremacy, and explores the legacy of colonialisation in Australia, the battle for Aboriginal sovereignty and the path to becoming a republic.

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Stan Grant (Australian)

Stan Grant

Stan Grant is a Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi man. One of Australia’s most respected and awarded journalists, he has worked for the ABC, SBS, the Seven Network, Sky News Australia and from 2001 to 2012 he worked for CNN as an anchor and senior correspondent in Asia and the Middle East. Over the course of his career he has received a string of prestigious international and Australian awards. In 2015, he published his Walkley Award–winning, bestselling book Talking to My Country, and also won a Walkley Award for his coverage of Indigenous affairs. He had since published another two books, Australia Day (2019) and With the Falling of the Dusk (2021), both also national bestsellers. In 2016 he was appointed to the Referendum Council on Indigenous recognition. Stan is the ABC’s International Affairs Analyst and host of Q&A, and Professor of Indigenous Belonging at Charles Sturt University. Stan’s next book The Queen is Dead is out in May 2023.