By Ed Lewis
Bob Gould died yesterday (May 22), aged 74. He had been ill for some time and died as a result of a fall.
An obituary appears in the May 23 Sydney Morning Herald.
The funeral will be on Thursday, May 26, 3.15pm at the Macquarie Park Palm Chapel, corner of Delhi Rd and Plassey Rd North Ryde, followed by a wake at the Courthouse Hotel, 202 Australia St, Newtown 5pm. The pub is on the corner of Australia Street and Lennox Street.
Other comments on Bob’s life and contribution to the left will be added here as they become available.
His old friend and comrade Hall Greenland summarised Bob’s life and work at Bob’s 70th birthday celebration.
This site will continue to host Bob’s extensive writings on left politics and other matters.
Brian Coyne. Catholica
Big day for Bob Gould. Sydney Morning Herald report on the funeral
Labor Party institution and bookshop legend dies. Hall Greenland (audio)
Newtown icon Bob Gould dies. Alternative Media Group
Sandra Bloodworth (Facebook)
Paul Norton (Larvatus Prodeo)
Vale Bob Gould. Workers Bush Telegraph
Bob Gould, 1937-2011. Martin Thomas
Vale Bob Gould, 1937-2011. Jim McIlroy and Peter Boyle
Bob Gould, 1937-2011. Matthew Asprey
A bit more on Bob Gould. Rafe Champion
Rest in peace Bob Gould. Cath Pews
Bob Gould RIP. Metafilter
Passing of a Sydney book trade stalwart. The Wheeler Centre
People: Bob Gould RIP. Bytes. The Interesting Bits
Vale Bob Gould. Bluepepper
Vale Bob Gould. Window Dresser’s Arms, Pig & Whistle
Vale Bob Gould. Mood Struck
Bob Gould passes away. John Percy (Facebook)
Bob Gould: The man who changed my life. Peter Moore
Bob Gould RIP. Harry Clarke
Bob wrote exensively about his life and political activity. Below are some items that include anecdotes.
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