Sun, 30 May|
Jenny Valentish - Everything Harder Than Everyone Else - Why some of us push our bodies to extremes
From acclaimed journalist Jenny Valentish comes a wildly entertaining venture into the psychology of extreme behaviour. We all have our limits – what are yours?
Time & Location
30 May 2021, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AEST
The MoshPit, 642A King St, Erskineville NSW 2042, Australia
About The Event
Everything Harder Than Everyone Else follows people doing the things that most couldn’t, wouldn’t or shouldn’t. Their insights lead Jenny on a compulsive, sometimes reckless journey through psychology, endurance and the power of obsession, revealing what we can learn about the human condition.
Join Jenny Valentish in-conversation with Catriona Menzies-Pike followed by a live peformance by Black Knuckles.
A high energy afternoon not to be missed.
Doors open at 3pm. Event starts at 3.15pm.
This is a ticketed event. RSVP is essential as numbers are limited.
About the Book
When Jenny Valentish wrote a memoir about addiction in 2017, she noticed that people who treated drug-taking like an Olympic sport would often hurl themselves into a pursuit such as marathon running upon giving up. What stayed constant was the need to push their boundaries.
Everything Harder Than Everyone Else follows people doing the things that most couldn’t, wouldn’t or shouldn’t.
About the Author
JENNY VALENTISH is the author of the acclaimed Woman of Substances, a regular contributor to The Sydney Morning Herald and The Saturday Paper, and former editor of Time Out Melbourne and Triple J’s Jmag. She grew up in Slough, a satellite town of London, and moved to Australia in 2006.
Event Ticket Only
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Event Ticket + Book
Your ticket to the Event, plus a pre-ordered copy of Everything Harder Than Everyone Else. We'll bring your copy to the launch.