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A Sophist on the Crisis in Academic Philosophy

1 October 2019
Existentialist Society
Dr. Valery Vinogradovs (Crossing Avenues)

Existentialist Society.
Free public lecture, 8pm, followed by questions and discussion:

Bring Your Own Book Club

1 October 2019
Wyndham City Libraries

Keen to chat about books but don’t want to commit to a set reading list? This is the book club for you!

Betanarratives with Jessica Zhan Mei Yu

1 October 2019
Express Media
Jessica Zhan Mei Yu, Jon Tjhia

In our fourth week of Toolkits: Digital Storytelling, we’ll look at stories that don’t advance in a linear...

Book Launch: Act of Grace - Tue 1 Oct 2019 at 6:30pm

1 October 2019
Readings Bookshop

Tue 1 Oct 2019 at 6:30pm

School Holiday Event: Puffin Writing Workshop with George Ivanoff

1 October 2019
The Sun Bookshop

Join us and author George Ivanoff for our Puffin Writing Workshop! So you want to write a story? Maybe...

Tim Costello

1 October 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Tim Costello and Sally Warhaft

For decades, Tim Costello has been among Australia’s most outspoken voices on issues of social justice and...

Opening Pages at Fairfieldbooks

2 October 2019
Fairfield Books
Tony Birch & Elizabeth Kuiper

Join us at 7pm at our October Opening Pages.

Andrea Goldsmith: Invented Lives

2 October 2019
Yarra Libraries
Andrea Goldsmith

Acclaimed Melbourne writer Andrea Goldsmith discusses her new novel.

Rainbow Reads with Alison Evans & Ellen Van Neerven - Wed 2 Oct 2019...

2 October 2019
Readings Bookshop

Wed 2 Oct 2019 at 1:00pm