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Clive James' plaque in the Sydney Writer's Walk series at Circular Quay
|Born||Vivian Leopold James
7 October 1939
Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
|Died||24 November 2019
|Occupation||Author, essayist, poet, broadcaster|
|Notable works||Cultural Amnesia|
|Notable awards||Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal for Literature|
Prudence Shaw (m. 1968)
|Children||Two, including Claerwen James|
Clive James AO CBE (born Vivian Leopold James; 7 October 1939 – 24 November 2019) was an Australian writer, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist. He was best known for his autobiographical series Unreliable Memoirs.
He had two children.
He was an atheist.
James died on 24 November 2019 at his home in Cambridge.
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