Allen & Unwin Touring Authors 2020

 

The Carbon Club by Marian Wilkinson:

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Marian Wilkinson’s The Carbon Club, out now with Allen & Unwin, explores the inside story of how a network of climate sceptics, politicians and business leaders fought to control Australia's response to the climate crisis ...

Marian Wilkinson is a multi-award-winning journalist with a career that has spanned radio, television and print, including The Sydney Morning Herald and ABC's Four Corners.

Tuesday 6th of October:
Marian Wilkinson in conversation with ABC RN’s Paul Barclay
Avid Reader
6.30 pm
RSVP here

 

 

The Music Advantage: With Dr Anita Collins & Russel Torrance:

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In an informative conversation between Russell Torrance and music educator Dr Anita Collins, author of The Music Advantage, discover the extraordinary brain research behind music’s ability to help the education of children, and the advantage it can give them.

Wednesday 23rd of September
The Music Advantage: With Dr Anita Collins & Russel Torrance
Harry Hartog Bookseller
6.30 pm
RSVP here

 

The Good Teacher by Petronella McGovern Facebook Live:

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Join the Global Girls Online Bookclub for a Facebook Live with Petronella McGovern, author of The Good Teacher.

Monday 28th September
Petronella McGovern Global Girls Facebook Live
Virtual event
8.00pm
Stream live here

 

Craig Silvey Honeybee Book Launch:

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Honeybee by Craig Silvey is the most highly anticipated novel of 2020, a tender, profoundly moving novel about two lives forever changed by a chance encounter. If you are based in Western Australia, the book launch kicking off the beginning of this spectacular, largely virtual tour, is not to be missed.

Wednesday 30th of September:
Craig Silvey in conversation with Brooke Davis
Physical event
Freo. Social
Parry Street, Fremantle WA 6160
6.30 pm – 9 pm (AWST)
RSVP here

 

Malcolm Knox In Conversation with Charlotte Wood:

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From literary phenomenon Malcom Knox comes a sharply observed, classic Australian novel about longing, regret, redemption and the terrible legacy of decades of secrets buried in an Australian beachside suburb.

Savage, funny, revelatory and brilliant, Bluebird exposes the hollowness of the stories told to glorify a dying culture, and shows how those who seek to preserve these myths end up being crushed by them

Wednesday 30th of September:
Malcolm Knox in conversation with Charlotte Wood
Geelong Regional Libraries
Virtual Event
7.30 pm (AEST)
RSVP here

 

Alex Miller Max Book Launch In-Conversation Events:

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To celebrate the launch of Alex Miller's extraordinary new memoir Max, live stream in conversation events and enjoy a livechat Q&A as Miller speaks on the meditation of memory, the true meaning of friendship, and the incredible life of Max Blatt.

Saturday 3rd October
Truth-seeking: Alex Miller in-conversation with Prue Mansfield
Virtual event
4.30pm (AEST)
RSVP here

Monday 12th October
Readings Alex Miller in-conversation with Fiona Miller
Virtual event
6.30pm (AEST)
RSVP for Zoom link here


Gemma Carey and Ginger Gorman In Conversation with Harry Hartog:

No Matter Our Wreckage

Gemma Carey is the author of No Matter Our Wreckage, a ground-breaking, uncompromising, and unflinching memoir about grooming, intergenerational trauma, grief and love. Ginger Gorman is an award-winning journalist and author of Troll Hunting. Join them in conversation as they discuss their personal experiences and the powerful themes of No Matter Our Wreckage.

Wednesday 7th of October:
Gemma Carey in conversation with Ginger Gorman
Harry Hartog
Virtual Event
6.30 pm (AEDT)
RSVP here

 

Ewa Ramsey In Conversation with Bri Lee

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Ewa Ramsey will be discussing her latest novel The Morbids, a beautiful, funny, and universally relatable story of hidden loneliness and the power of compassion, in conversation with Bri Lee for Avid Reader.

Thursday 8th of October
Ewa Ramsey In Conversation with Bri Lee
Avid reader
Virtual Event
6.30 pm (AEST)
RSVP here

 

Garth Nix The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Virtual Book Tour:

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Are you left-handed or right-handed? Garth Nix’s The Left-Handed Booksellers of London publishes with A&U September 29th, and to celebrate Garth will be in-conversation at a set of fantastic virtual events.

The book-with-ticket events include a FREE gift of a signed bookplate and a custom silver pin straight from the pages of the book, so grab your copy now:

Thursday 1st of October:
Virtual Book Launch: Avid Reader/ Where the Wild Things Are
Garth Nix in conversation with Kathleen Jennings
6.30 pm
RSVP here

Note: Your ticket includes a copy of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London, a custom-made silver pin, and a signed bookplate.

Friday 2nd of October:
Virtual Book Event: Galaxy Bookshop
Garth Nix in conversation with Annie McCann from Read3r’z Re-Vu
6.30 pm
RSVP here

Note: Your ticket includes a copy of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London, a custom-made silver pin, and a signed bookplate.

Saturday 3rd of October:
Virtual Event: Better Read Than Dead
Garth Nix in conversation with Mischa Parkee
Love Your Bookshop Day
6.30 pm
RSVP here

Note: Your ticket includes a copy of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London, a custom-made silver pin, and a signed bookplate.

Tuesday 6th of October:
Virtual Event: Kinokuniya
Garth Nix in conversation with Amie Kaufman
6.30 pm
RSVP here

Note: Your ticket includes a copy of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London, a custom-made silver pin, and a signed bookplate.

Thursday 8th of October:
Virtual Event: Readings
Garth Nix in conversation with James Bradley
8 pm
RSVP by calling (03) 8664 7540

Note: This is a free ticketed event.

Tuesday 20th of October:
Virtual Event: Dymocks Adelaide
Garth Nix in conversation with Sean Williams
6.30 pm
RSVP by calling (08) 8223 5380

Note: This is a free event.

 

From Stella Street to Amsterdam Elizabeth Honey Writing Workshop:

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Elizabeth Honey is the author of From Stella Street to Amsterdam, alongside award-winning poetry, picture books and novels. Her playful humour, originality and energy strike a chord with children everywhere, and her writing workshop is set to get their creative juices flowing. A ticket to the class includes a free copy of From Stella Street to Amsterdam delivered to your door and is recommended for ages 10+.

Sunday 6th October
Writing Workshop with Elizabeth Honey
Virtual Event
11am - 12pm (AEDT)
RSVP here

 

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