The Rosie Project
By Graeme Simsion
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Winner of the Australian Book Industry Award for Best Book 2014. Don Tillman is getting married. He just doesn't know who to yet. But he has designed the Wife Project, using
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The Rosie Project
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30 January 2013
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General & Literary Fiction


Winner of Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year 2014 (Australia) -- Winner of Victorian Premier's Award for Best Unpublished Manuscript 2012 (Australia) -- Short-listed for ABA Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award 2014 (Australia) -- Short-listed for The Indie Awards 2014 (Australia) -- Short-listed for Waverton Good Read Award 2014 (UK)


'Funny and heartwarming, a gem of a book.' -- Marian Keyes 'Although there are many laughs to be found in this marvellous novel, The Rosie Project is a serious reflection on our need for companionship...
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Author Biography

Graeme Simsion worked as a computer operator, programmer and database specialist before founding a consulting business in 1982. By the time he sold Simsion Bowles & Associates in 1999, it had grown to some seventy staff in three cities. Graeme had built an international reputation in data management and written the standard text on data modelling. Until the success of The Rosie Project enabled him to concentrate on his writing, he continued to deliver seminars around the world. Graeme is a founder of Pinot Now, a wine importer and distributor and Roy's Antiques in Melbourne. He recently resigned from his position as a Senior Research Fellow at Melbourne University. He is married to Anne, a professor of psychiatry who writes erotic fiction. They have two children. In 2007, Graeme completed his PhD in information systems and enrolled in the professional screenwriting course at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He has made a number of short films and his screenplay, The Rosie Project, won the Australian Writers Guild / Inscription Award for Best Romantic Comedy Script in 2010. While waiting for The Rosie Project to be produced, he turned it into a novel which in June 2012 won the Victorian Premier's award for an unpublished fiction manuscript. Readers of The Rosie Project will know that Graeme Simsion has a first-class sense of humour. At professional conferences he has given addresses from on top of a ladder, dressed as a duck, and he once engaged a group of spellbound chartered accountants in community singing.