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Clicks vs Tix

21 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre

In 2018, what defines a globally successful comedian? A sold-out festival show? An Edinburgh Comedy Award...

Matt Lucas

23 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Matt Lucas and Cal Wilson

Most autobiographies unfold in chronological order – starting in childhood and following the author...

Liz Ellis

24 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Liz Ellis and Sarah Kanowski

Former Australian netball captain Liz Ellis has undertaken some pretty serious challenges in her life.

The Telling Tree @ Bargoonga Nganjin

25 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Yarra Libraries presents ‘The Telling Tree’, an installation based, interactive, community storytelling...

Accessing ebooks

26 April 2018 to 23 May 2018
State Library Victoria

Victorian State Library members can access a huge range of nonfiction ebooks spanning science, philosophy...

Stories from early motherhood - Mon 30 Apr 2018 at 6:30pm

30 April 2018
Readings Bookshop

Mon 30 Apr 2018 at 6:30pm

Melbourne Athenaeum, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne

Katy Tur: Reporting Trump

1 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft and Katy Tur

Katy Tur, sometimes known as ‘Little Katy, third-rate reporter’, is an award-winning NBC News...

Still Processing

2 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham

Need a history lesson on the racial politics of the American barbecue?

Amy Bloom

2 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Amy Bloom and Louise Swinn

Historians equivocate.