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Graeme Simsion - Author

About the Author

Graeme Simsion is a full-time writer. Previously an IT consultant and educator, he wrote his first book in 1994 (the standard reference on data modelling, now entering its fourth edition), and taught at four Australian universities. He is married to Anne, a professor of psychiatry who writes erotic fiction. They have two children. The Rosie Project was originally written as a screenplay, and won the Australian Writers Guild/Inception Award for Best Romantic Comedy Script in 2010. As a novel, it won the 2012 Victorian Premier's award for an unpublished fiction manuscript.

Featured books by Graeme Simsion

The Best of Adam Sharp

The Best of Adam Sharp

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/09/2017

A hilariously realistic romance, Graeme Simsion, the international BESTSELLING author of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, introduces The Best of Adam Sharp . . . Will he risk it all for a second chance at first love?' After twenty-two years without any contact at all, Angelina Brown, my Great Lost Love, decides to change the world and emails Hi . . .'Adam Sharp met the love of his life on the other side of the world. He was playing in a bar in Australia when Angelina requested a song. It was the start of a relationship he's never forgotten - but not every duet ends on a high note.Two decades later and half a world away, Adam is stunned by Angelina's message. He thought he was happy. He thought he had everything. Now all he can think about is her. Adam has sung about second chances - but does he believe in them? And is he prepared to risk everything to find out if they ever come true?

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The Best of Adam Sharp

The Best of Adam Sharp

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Can you define your life by a single song? Adam Sharp - former pianist in a hip Melbourne bar, now a respectable IT consultant in Norwich - can. And it's 'You're Going to Lose that Girl' ...On the cusp of fifty and a happy introvert, Adam is content. He's the music expert at his local pub-quiz and he and his partner Claire rumble along. Life may not be rock n' roll, but neither is it easy listening. Yet something has always felt off-key. And that's his nostalgia for what might have been, his blazing affair - more than twenty years ago, on the other side of the world - with Angelina Brown, a smart and sexy, strong-willed actress who taught him for the first time, as he played piano and she sang, what it meant to find - and then lose - love. How different might his life be if he hadn't let her walk away? Then, out of nowhere, Angelina gets in touch. Adam has sung about second chances, but does he have the courage to believe in them?

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Other books by Graeme Simsion

Rosie Effect

Rosie Effect

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: eBook Release Date: 30/12/2014

The highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Rosie Project, starring the same extraordinary couple now living in New York and unexpectedly expecting their first child. Get ready to fall in love all over again.Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are back. The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But theyre about to face a new challenge becausesurprise!Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer advice: hes left Claudia and moved in with Don and Rosie. As Don tries to schedule time for pregnancy research, getting Gene and Claudia to reconcile, servicing the industrial refrigeration unit that occupies half his apartment, helping Dave the Baseball Fan save his business, and staying on the right side of Lydia the social worker, he almost misses the biggest problem of all: he might lose Rosie when she needs him the most. Graeme Simsion first introduced these unforgettable characters in The Rosie Project, which NPR called sparkling entertainment along the lines of Whered You Go Bernadette and When Harry Met Sally. The San Francisco Chronicle said, sometimes you just need a smart love story that will make anyone, man or woman, laugh out loud. If you were swept away by the audiobook thats captivated listeners worldwide, you will love The Rosie Effect.

Der Rosie-Effekt

Der Rosie-Effekt

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: eBook Release Date: 30/10/2014

Nach dem Mega- Bestseller Das Rosie-Projekt geht es weiter! In Graeme Simsions romantischer Komodie Der Rosie-Effekt entdeckt Don Tillman, unser Traummann der Herzen, die Liebe in der Ehe. O Baby! Fur Don, den unwahrscheinlichsten romantischen Helden, den es je gab, geht's nach dem Happy-End geht's erst richtig los.Don Tillmans "e;Ehefrau-Projekt"e; hat geklappt. Er lebt mit Rosie in New York. Und Rosie ist schwanger. Don will naturlich der brillanteste werdende Vater aller Zeiten sein, sturzt sich in die Forschung und entwickelt einen wissenschaftlich exakten Schwangerschafts-Zeitplan fur Rosie. Aber seine ungewohnlichen Recherchemethoden fuhren erstmal dazu, dass er verhaftet wird. Was Rosie auf keinen Fall erfahren darf, um ihre Beziehung nicht zu belasten. Also muss Don improvisieren, seinen Freund Gene einspannen und Lydia, die Sozialarbeiterin, davon uberzeugen, dass er ein Superdad sein wird. Bei alledem ubersieht er fast das Wichtigste: seine Liebe zu Rosie und die Gefahr, sie genau dann zu verlieren, wenn sie ihn am meisten braucht.

The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Meet Don Tillman. Don is getting married. He just doesn't know who to yet. But he has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him find the perfect woman. One thing he already knows, though, is that it's not Rosie. Absolutely, completely, definitely not. Sometimes, though, you don't find love: love finds you...

Das Rosie-Projekt

Das Rosie-Projekt

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: eBook Release Date: 23/12/2013

Der Weltbestseller mit Humor und Gefuhl: die romantische Komodie Das Rosie-Projekt von Graeme Simsion Don Tillman will heiraten. Allerdings findet er menschliche Beziehungen oft hochst verwirrend und irrational. Was tun? Don entwickelt das Ehefrau-Projekt: Mit einem 16-seitigen Fragebogen will er auf wissenschaftlich exakte Weise die ideale Frau finden. Also keine, die raucht, trinkt, unpunktlich oder Veganerin ist. Und dann kommt Rosie. Unpunktlich, Barkeeperin, Raucherin. Offensichtlich ungeeignet. Aber Rosie verfolgt ihr eigenes Projekt: Sie sucht ihren biologischen Vater. Dafur braucht sie Dons Kenntnisse als Genetiker. Ohne recht zu verstehen, wie ihm geschieht, lernt Don staunend die Welt jenseits beweisbarer Fakten kennen und stellt fest: Gefuhle haben ihre eigene Logik.

Rosie Project

Rosie Project

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: eBook Release Date: 01/10/2013

An international sensation, this hilarious, feel-good novel is narrated by an oddly charming and socially challenged genetics professor on an unusual quest: to find out if he is capable of true love.Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who can count all his friends on the fingers of one hand, whose lifelong difficulty with social rituals has convinced him that he is simply not wired for romance. So when an acquaintance informs him that he would make a wonderful husband, his first reaction is shock. Yet he must concede to the statistical probability that there is someone for everyone, and he embarks upon The Wife Project. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which he approaches all things, Don sets out to find the perfect partner. She will be punctual and logicalmost definitely not a barmaid, a smoker, a drinker, or a late-arriver. Yet Rosie Jarman is all these things. She is also beguiling, fiery, intelligentand on a quest of her own. She is looking for her biological father, a search that a certain DNA expert might be able to help her with. Don's Wife Project takes a back burner to the Father Project and an unlikely relationship blooms, forcing the scientifically minded geneticist to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosieand the realization that love is not always what looks good on paper. The Rosie Project is a moving and hilarious novel for anyone who has ever tenaciously gone after life or love in the face of overwhelming challenges.

Data Modeling Theory & Practice

Data Modeling Theory & Practice

Author: Graeme Simsion Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2007