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Litbits February 18 2017

AS ByattFebruary 20: Hosted by the ANU and the National Library of , award-winning writer Kate Grenville discusses her latest book The Case Against Fragrance with former Canberra Times literary editor Gia Metherell at the National Library of Theatre, Lower Ground `1, at 6pm. $15 includes book signing and refreshments. Bookings: nla.gov.au.
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February 21: State of Hope – Griffith Review, exploring the economic, social, environmental and cultural challenges facing South with Dennis Atkins, Angela Woollacott, Peter Stanley and Chris Wallace, will be on at the Theatre, Lower Ground 1, National Library of at 6pm. Free admission. Bookings: nla.gov.au.

February 22: In NGA Book Club at 10.30am, join Claudia Hyles for a discussion exploring literary themes around the visual arts.This season’s book is Peacock and vine: Fortuny and Morris in life and at work by AS Byatt. Meet at the National Gallery of information desk. $18, $15 NGA members. Bookings: nga.gov.au.

February 22:Captain James Cook: Claiming the Great Southern Land by John Molony will be launched by the author Professor Iain McCalman at the National Library of Bookshop at 6pm. Free admission, Bookings: nla.gov.au.

February 23: Tony Kevin will be signing copies of his book Return to Moscow at Paperchain Bookstore, Manuka on February 23 at 6pm. The book will be launched by former chief minister Jon Stanhope. RSVP [email protected]苏州夜总会招聘.au.

February 26: At Muse Canberra at 3pm, social researcher Rebecca Huntley will be in conversation with Laura Tingle about Huntley’s book Still Lucky about such questions facing as why we fear asylum seekers, why women are still underpaid and overworked and why we overparent.Tickets: $10 (Includes a drink). musecanberra苏州夜总会招聘.au.

February 28: Canadian author Madeleine Thien will discuss her whose recent book, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, which was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Literature. The novel is about the far-reaching effects of China’s revolutionary history, told through the stories of two interlinked musical families, from the 1940s to the present day. National Library of Theatre, Lower Ground 1, 6pm. $18 includes book signing and refreshments. Bookings: nla.gov.au.

February 27: Rodney Tiffen will talk about his book Disposable Leaders, analysing the 73 successful leadership challenges in n politics since 1970, at Paperchain Bookstore Manuka at 5.45 for 6pm. RSVP [email protected]苏州夜总会招聘.au.

March 3: Vice-Chancellor of the n National University and Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt will give the 18th Manning Clark Lecture at 6pm in Lecture Theatre 2, Manning Clark Centre (26a), Union Court, ANU. MCH members, concession and full-time students $10. Non-members $20. Booking: trybooking苏州夜总会招聘/book/event?eid=258910.

March 7:South Vietnamese Soldiers: Memories of the War and After by Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen will be launched at 5pm at Building 32, UNSW Canberra with Dr Nguyen in conversation with Dr Tom Richardson. RSVP by March 3 to Shirley Ramsay: [email protected]

March 8: The next Poetry at the House reading in the drawing room of University House, ANU at 7.30pm will feature Luke Fischer (from Sydney), Owen Bullock (from Canberra and New Zealand) and Harry Laing (from Braidwood).Meals available in the bistro from 6pm. Admission $10 waged, $5 unwaged. Bookings: [email protected]苏州夜场招聘.au.

March 10-13: Muse Canberra is holding a four-day festival for the brain and belly exploring food, fiction, music and journalism and more with participants including Frank Bongiorno, Robyn Cadwallader, Irma Gold, Virginia Hausegger, Mark Kenny, Karen Middleton, Katharine Murphy and Roland Peelman. musecanberra苏州夜总会招聘.au.

March 25: Femme to be Masc is a one-day memoir writing and story performance workshop exploring masculinities hosted by Tuggeranong Arts Centre.. Writers of all identities are invitied to participate with Homer founding editor Ashley Thomson. Participants will perform their work as part of an evening collaboration with hip hop dancers from the Fresh Funk program..tuggeranongarts苏州夜总会招聘

March 30: Chris Kunz will speak about his historical novel Maharani – The First n Princess, based on the true story of Elsie Caroline Thompson, who married an Indian maharaja in 1909, at Asia Bookroom, Lawry Place, Macquarie at 6pm. RSVP [email protected]苏州夜总会招聘. Entry by gold coin donation to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

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