Upcoming Events

Mon, Sep 28
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Royce Kurmelovs - Just Money
'Just Money' by Royce Kurmelovs is a timely and important revelation of how political opportunism & rapacious practices have led to the ‘Lucky Country’ becoming one of the most indebted in the world. Royce talks Robodebt, house prices, royal commissions, COVID-19 impacts & more with Greg Jericho.
Tue, Sep 29
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Jock Serong and Kate Mildenhall in conversation
Jock Serong and Kate Mildenhall discuss the common themes in their new novels The Burning Island and The Mother Fault. These powerful novels provide urgent social commentaries on many aspects of Australian society, looking both to our past and our future, with family relationships front and centre.
Wed, Sep 30
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Paul McDermott - Ghostbear
Paul McDermott is joined by Peter Fenton to talk about his new book, 'Ghostbear'. Written and stunningly illustrated by Paul, 'Ghostbear' is his response to two incidents that encapsulated our human intrusions into the wild, and became a meditation on climate change, life, loss, death & beyond.
Thu, Oct 01
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Jane Harper - The Survivors
'The Survivors' is the compelling new novel from Jane Harper, the New York Times bestselling author of 'The Dry', whose books have sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. Jane chats with Nicole Abadee on Zoom.
Sat, Oct 03
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Garth Nix - The Left-Handed Booksellers of London
There's no better way to celebrate Love Your Bookshop Day than with magical fighting booksellers! Join us as we host Garth Nix, author of the utterly fabulous 'The Left-Handed Booksellers of London'. Garth appears in-conversation with our very own Mischa Parkee!
Wed, Oct 07
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Cornersmith - Use It All
Alex Elliott-Howery & Jaimee Edwards, of the renowned food community Cornersmith, experimented in their home kitchens to figure out how to feed their families efficiently, affordably and sustainably. They discuss 'Use It All: the Cornersmith Guide to a More Sustainable Kitchen' with Alice Zaslavsky.
Thu, Oct 08
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Trent Dalton - All Our Shimmering Skies
Award-winning, bestselling author Trent Dalton is back! His new novel 'All Our Shimmering Skies' is an epic odyssey of true love and grave danger, of darkness and light, of bones and blue skies. It is a love letter to Australia and an ode to the art of looking up. He chats with Michaela Kalowski.
Mon, Oct 12
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Ramona Koval - A Letter to Layla: Travels to Our Deep Past and Near Future
At a point of unparalleled crisis, can human ingenuity save us from ourselves? Much-loved writer and journalist Ramona Koval travels the globe in a quest for answers, and encounters the unexpected. The result is the fabulous, kaleidoscopic 'A Letter to Layla'. Ramona chats with Lee Kofman.
Thu, Oct 15
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Chris Hammer - Trust
Set in a Sydney riven with corruption and nepotism, privilege and power, 'Trust' is the riveting new Martin Scarsden novel from award-winning and internationally acclaimed writer Chris Hammer. It's his best yet. Chris appears in conversation with Melanie Kembrey.
Mon, Oct 19
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Craig Silvey - Honeybee
'Honeybee' is the new novel from Craig Silvey, author of the modern Australian classic 'Jasper Jones'. Honeybee is a tender, profoundly moving novel brimming with vivid characters & luminous prose. It's about two lives forever changed by a chance encounter. Craig chats with Melanie Kembrey.
Thu, Oct 22
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Christine Jackman - Turning Down the Noise
Time to turn down the noise! Through her personal quest for a better way of being, author and respected journalist Christine Jackman seeks out the best ways to regain clarity and peace of mind in a busy and noisy world. She appears in-conversation with Lisa Forrest.
Mon, Nov 23
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Sofie Laguna - Infinite Splendours
Sofie Laguna's stunning new novel 'Infinite Splendours' is a sensitive exploration of childhood trauma, handled with Laguna’s peerless compassion and wisdom. It will open the minds and hearts of readers in ways that can never be forgotten. Sofie appears in-conversation with Nicole Abadee.
Sat, Sep 26
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Patti Miller Workshop - Introduction to Travel Memoir Writing
SOLD OUT! Run by Better Read Literary Tours' very own Patti Miller, this short course introduces you to travel memoir & shows you how to ‘pack your travel-writing suitcase’. A must for anyone wanting to try travel writing, whether you have travelled a lot or are planning to when we can again.

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