The Moth - All These Wonders
50 New True Stories including from Magda Szubanski, Omar Musa, Dan Ilic, Melissa Lucashenko and Tony Wheeler
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Storytelling is the new stand-up. And The Moth are the masters. This is a brand new collection of 50 utterly compelling stories, including contributions from five well known Australians.
From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories ever told on their stages.
All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Storytellers include the writers Marlon James and Christina Lamb, as well as a hip hop 'one hit wonder', an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time, and a young female spy risking everything as part of Churchill's secret army during World War II. They share their ventures into uncharted territory - and how their lives were changed forever by what they found there. These true stories have been carefully selected and adapted to the page by the creative minds at The Moth, and will encompass the very best of the 17,000+ stories performed in live Moth shows around the world. Filled with a variety of humourous, moving, and gripping tales from all walks of life, it is timed to celebrate the Moth's 20th anniversary year.
The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth shows are renowned for the great range of human experience they showcase. The Moth: 50 True Stories - the Moth's first story collection - was an international bestseller. They run story slams across the US, Britain, Ireland and Australia.
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