Tim Bonyhady

Tim Bonyhady is an art historian and environmental lawyer. Since 2004 he has been director of the Australian Centre for Environmental Law at the Australian National University. His many books include Images in Opposition: Australian Landscape Painting 1801-1890, Places Worth Keeping, Conservationists, Politics and Law and The Colonial Earth which won the NSW Premier's Prize for Australian History and the Queensland Premier's Prize for History. In 2013 he will be a Visiting Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge.



A book so rich in texture, so full of artistic and visual detail, that a whole lost central European world, and particularly its art, architecture and music, comes alive on the page.
The Spectator

A glittering family saga of privilege and tragedy.
Sunday Telegraph

A delightful read, with obvious appeal for fans of The Hare with Amber Eyes.
The Bookseller

[Good Living Street] tells a riveting three-generational family story without sentimentality that, because of the meticulousness of the research, displays a whole society to us, with habits, lifestyles, attitudes and aspirations so different from ours... It is essentially an essay on the human spirit, with all its angularities and complexities.
Australian Literary Review

A captivating tour-de-force.
Art Monthly

Behind the glamour and wealth depicted in a Gustav Klimt painting lies an absorbing family story About the struggle to win social acceptance.
The Sydney Morning Herald