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Sat, 28 Oct


Better Read Than Dead

Fearless: Jelena Dokic In-Conversation

Join us with Jelena Dokic to celebrate the release of Fearless. Jelena will be joined by co-writer Jessica Halloran.

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Fearless: Jelena Dokic In-Conversation
Fearless: Jelena Dokic In-Conversation

Time & Location

28 Oct 2023, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia


About The Event

Finding your power to thrive.

How do you find hope when all is lost? How do you find strength when you feel broken? How do you find your voice when you feel worthless and scared?

In Jelena Dokic’s first bestselling book, Unbreakable, the former world No. 4 revealed her incredible survival story; how she overcame adversity, poverty and violence to rise to the top of the tennis world. Jelena’s revelations about her father’s shocking abuse stunned the world.

Fearless is about how you reclaim life when all feels lost. It’s about learning to reach out for help and healing. It’s about speaking up and the power of sharing our stories. In past years Jelena has dealt with disordered eating and reclaimed her body; she has stood up to body shaming and online abuse. She has faced her mental health demons head-on to find stability in the chaos of life. She has endured a devastating relationship breakdown.

This book is about starting at the bottom and building yourself back up. Jelena opens up on how she has survived trauma and heartache to establish herself as a leading tennis commentator and motivational speaker.

The past years have taught her many tough and important lessons, and now she is ready to share them to help you find your voice and the power to thrive.

Our event space is wheelchair accessible via a stair lift. Please contact with any additional access requirements and/or questions.

Jelena Dokic is an Australian tennis commentator, studio analyst and former professional player. As well as mentoring she also enjoys doing media work. She has worked as a commentator on both Fox Sports News and Channel Seven’s tennis coverage. She currently lives in Melbourne.

Jessica Halloran is an award-winning sports writer and author. She has been covering sport for nearly two decades and has reported from Olympic Games, world swimming and athletics championships, the rugby World Cup as well as the AFL and NRL finals series. In 2017 she wrote Jelena Dokic’s biography Unbreakable which went on to become a bestseller.


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