Location: Thirroul District Community Centre & Library 352-358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul.
Held in the library
Words AND food, what more could you want!
Have you ever…delighted in a book which mentions a delectable dish?
…fancied yourself sitting down to a feast with your favourite character?
…given thought to the gourmet morsels on offer in a gripping novel?
Then join us at this special event where you can taste your way through a selection of books guided by the experts.
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It’s free and there’s no need to book – Call 4227 8191 for more information.
Michael Adams, the winner of this year’s Australian Book Review’s Calibre Essay talks about and reads from his essay,
Sporting Conversations with…
Gideon Haigh A Stroke of Genius – Victor Trumper and the shot that changed cricket and Jeremy Wilshire Test of Character; Confessions of Cricket Legends
|13.45 – 14.45||
In Conversation with…
Catherine McKinnon author of Storyland in conversation with Caroline Baum, author of Only – A Singular Memoir
|15.00 – 15.45||
Who Are You? Part 1
Jeff Apter, author of High Voltage; the life of Angus Young ACDC’s Last Man Standing, in conversation with Tim Douglas
|16.00 – 16.45||
Who Are You Part 2
Ashleigh Wilson, author of Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing, in conversation with Tim Douglas
|17.00 – 17.45||
Who Are You Part 3
Kerrie Davies, author of The Wife’s Heart; The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson, in conversation with Tim Douglas, with Tom Wilkie-Black reading the poems of Henry Lawson
|18.00 – 18.30||
Canapes with the Authors
Judy Stubbs, the director of Eklektika, will give a short talk about madness and how it informs her music (and other things!)
The Mad Scientist. The Mad Wife in the Attic. The Hunchback Driven Mad by Love. Join Eklektika & Friends as they explore madness in all its guises through their favourite Gothic characters and their unique take on the music of Prince, Sia, Nine Inch Nails, Florence & The Machine, Leonard Cohen, Muse, Neil Finn and more.