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Garry Disher at The Paperback Salon

25 October 2017
Garry Disher

Join us on Wednesday 25 October at 6pm for an evening with award-winning author, Garry Disher.

Hello, goodbye

9 November 2017
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Emily Brewin

Local writer Emily Brewin’s first novel Hello, goodbye is set in 1968.

Book Launch- Elizabeth Jane Corbett, The Tides Between

9 November 2017
Boroondara Library Service
Elizabeth Jane Corbett and Alison Goodman

Elizabeth Jane Corbett’s first novel The tides between will be launched by acclaimed author Alison Goodman...

Start to Write - only $150!

11 November 2017
Faber Writing Academy
Toni Jordan

Course fee: $150

You've got great ideas.

What do you do next?

Meet Mark Brandi author of Wimmera

16 November 2017
Boroondara Library Service
Mark Brandi hosted by Boroondara Library Service

Mark Brandi has been published, broadcast and shortlisted in journals and competitions both locally and...

The woman who fooled the world: Belle Gibson’s cancer con

30 November 2017
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Nick Toscano

Hear award-winning journalist Nick Toscano discuss the exposé he wrote with Beau Donelly, of Belle Gibson’...

Sami Shah- Muslims down under, from halal to hijabs and everything in...

7 December 2017
Boroondara Library Service
Sami Shah hosted by Boroondara Library Service

Sami Shah is a multi-award winning writer and comedian.