James McAuley was many things: poet, founding editor of the journal Quadrant, one of those involved in the notorious Ern Malley hoax, Catholic convert – and, as Cassandra Pybus reveals in this award-winning biography, an influential cold war warrior with connections to ASIO and the CIA. But how did these different aspects of his life influence each other?
First published in 1999, The Devil and James McAuley won the National Non-Fiction Award.
Cassandra Pybus is a biographer, historian and novelist. Her most recent book is Truganini, winner of the National Biography Award, 2021.