Clive James

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Clive James
AO, CBE
Born Vivian Leopold James
7 October 1939 (1939-10-07) (age 77)
Kogarah, Sydney, Australia
Occupation Essayist, poet, broadcaster
Nationality Australian
Notable work(s)

Cultural Amnesia

Unreliable Memoirs
Notable award(s) Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal for Literature
Spouse(s) Prudence A. ("Prue") Shaw
Children Claerwen James
Lucinda James

Clive James AO CBE (born Vivian Leopold James; 7 October 1939) is an Australian writer, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist. He is best known for his autobiographical series Unreliable Memoirs.

James was born in Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales. He has lived in the United Kingdom since 1961. He has two children. He is an atheist.[1]

James was diagnosed with leukemia and emphysema in 2010. He is terminally ill.[2]

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