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Writers at Stanton - Gareth Evans in conversation with Michael Kirby

05-Oct-2017 • 1pm

Incorrigible Optimist - Gareth Evans In conversation with Michael Kirby A colourful and central figure in Australian politics for two decades— described by Bob Hawke as having ‘the most acute mind’ of any of his ministers—Gareth Evans has also been applau..

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Writers at Stanton - Peter Greste

09-Oct-2017 • 1pm

The First Casualty - Peter Greste Part memoir, part history The First Casualty is a thought-provoking new book by one of Australia’s finest foreign correspondents widely renowned for his courage, integrity and fervent campaigning for press freedom everywhere. Based on ..

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Writers at Stanton - Sofie Laguna

12-Oct-2017 • 1pm

Sofie Laguna - The Choke Sofie Laguna excels at creating voice and just like Jimmy Flick in The Eye of the Sheep, Justine is a mesmering child narrator navigating a very grown-up world. Sofie Laguna’s second novel for adults, The Eye of the Sheep – shortlisted for th..

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Writers at Stanton - Hugh Riminton

17-Oct-2017 • 1pm

Minefields - Hugh Riminton Over nearly 40 years as a journalist and foreign correspondent, Hugh Riminton has been shot at, blown up, threatened with deportation and thrown in jail. He has reported from nearly 50 countries, witnessed massacres in Africa, wars and conflicts on four co..

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Writers at Stanton - Sarah Goldman

20-Oct-2017 • 1pm

Caroline Chisholm - Sarah Goldman Caroline Chisholm was a take-no-prisoners game-changer of colonial Australia and one of our earliest feminists, but her influence and importance has been largely forgotten. Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force is a fresh, spirited and engaging bi..

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Writers at Stanton - Ross McMullin

25-Oct-2017 • 1pm

Pompey Elliot in his own words - Ross McMullin The wartime letters and diaries of Pompey Elliott, Australia’s most famous fighting general, are exceptionally forthright. They are also remarkably illuminating about his volatile emotions. Pompey not only wrote frankly about what h..

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