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Peter Cochrane in conversation with Michael Cathcart - Tue 7 Aug 2018 at...

7 August 2018
Readings Bookshop

Tue 7 Aug 2018 at 6:30pm

Waleed Aly, Christos Tsiolkas & George Megalogenis on football - Tue...

7 August 2018
Readings Bookshop

Tue 7 Aug 2018 at 8:00pm

Melbourne Athenaeum, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne

Tristan Foster at The Paperback Salon

8 August 2018
Tristan Foster

Join us on Wednesday 8 August at 6pm to hear Tristan Foster talk about his debut short story collection,...

Any Book Book Club: Southbank

8 August 2018
Melbourne Library Service
Melbourne Library Service

Like talking about books? So do we!

Heather Morris In Conversation

9 August 2018
The Sun Bookshop
Heather Morris, Sarina Gale

Tickets $25.00 - includes one glass of wine per person and a selection of finger food from Pizza d’Asporto...

Scandi-crime author Sissel-Jo Gazan in conversation with P. D. Martin

9 August 2018
Boroondara Library Service
Sissel- Jo Gazan and P. D. Martin

Danish crime writer Sissel-Jo Gazan talks to P.D.

Whitewash: Crops, Corruption and Cancer

11 August 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft and Carey Gillam

Glyphosate is the most widely used weed-killer in the world.

Dark Emu Revisited

12 August 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Bruce Pascoe and Tony Birch

With his 2014 book, Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe presented robust evidence that entrenched assumptions...

BLAKWORK: A reading and yarn with Alison Whittaker

13 August 2018
Australian Poetry
Alison Whittaker, Ellen Van Neerven, and other...

Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi poet, life writer and essayist from Gunnedah and Tamworth, north-western New...