One town. One football club. One struggle for greatness.
James Button was an Age journalist and speechwriter to former prime minister, Kevin Rudd. His 2012 book Speechless- A Year in My Father's Business, was shortlisted for the National Book Industry Book of the Year, the National Biography Award, the Walkley Award and the Melbourne Prize. James is communications manager at the Grattan Institute and spends his winter weekends following the Geelong Football Club.