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2017 Word for Word Non Fiction Festival Day #2

I went to just two sessions at the Word for Word Non Fiction Festival today but both were so good, they on their own would have made the weekend worthwhile. 1,067 more words

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2017 Word for Word Non Fiction Festival Day #1

It’s been a stimulating day at the first full day of the 2017 Word for Word Non Fiction Festival.

I started off at a session with Anna Broinowski and John Safran in conversation with Lisa Waller.  834 more words

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Book launch at Readings: Atlantic Black, by A.S. Patric

Yes, I know, I read and reviewed Alec Patric’s Atlantic Black a while ago, but still, it was nice to go to the launch and rub shoulders with some of Melbourne’s literary community who were there at Readings in St Kilda. 205 more words

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Author event: Michelle de Kretser at Beaumaris Books

I’m just home from a most enjoyable author event organised by Beaumaris Books…

Michelle de Kretser was guest of honour, and the event was held not at the bookshop but at a café/function venue called… 566 more words

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2017 Word by Word National Non-Fiction Festival

Now that my life as a retiree is getting into some sort of order, I am finding that I can get to events that I’ve yearned to attend for years.  466 more words

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AALITRA Symposium, Translating Australian Literature, 16/9/17

Yesterday I attended the annual AALITRA Symposium here in Melbourne at the Boyd Library in Southbank, and had a most interesting time.  The event was very well attended and arriving just shortly before it started, I was lucky to get a seat.  1,734 more words

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Author Robert La Nauze in conversation at the State Library of Victoria

From time to time, the State Library of Victoria (SLV) runs a series called Author in Conversation, and today (with the sun shining at last as I walked down to the railway station) I went to a very interesting presentation about an often overlooked aspect of our city’s history.  912 more words

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