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Author Events

Come along and listen to a wide variety of authors and topics in our long running Author Events series of evening and morning talks.

Our bookselling partner is Oracle Books, Mosman.

We are pleased to provide this listing of upcoming author events:

The World Poetry Day evening on March 18 has been cancelled due to the unavailability of the organisers.

Cancelled – Word Play: Slipping into a poem-celebrate World Poetry Day

Join internationally acclaimed poet and winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Prize, Judith Beveridge in conversation with a coterie of local poets, including Carol Jenkins and Barbara Fisher, as they swap poems, exploring what makes a poem unforgettable. Upbeat, with an acute understanding of language, if you’re not a fan of poetry already you will be after this.
Cancelled- Born to Rule: the children and reigning grandchildren of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert

Friday April 3 10.30am

Scott Whitmont will give an overview of the lives of Victoria & Albert’s nine children and how eight of their grandchildren became monarchs in Britain, Germany, Romania, Greece, Russia, Norway, Sweden and Spain. Book Here.
Present Tense

Friday May 8 10.30am

Present Tense, Local Author Natalie Conyer’s debut crime novel set in Cape Town, opens explosively with the murder of retired police chief Piet Pieterse . In conversation with Catherine du Peloux Menage. Book for purchase and signing. Book Here.
Mr Darcy and the men of Pride and Prejudice with Susannah Fullerton.

Friday May 15 10.30am.

In this talk, “Mr Darcy and the men of ‘Pride & Prejudice’”, Susannah Fullerton will explore masculinity in this novel in the persons of Mr Collins, Mr Bennet, Mr Wickham and Mr Bingley, and will analyse the powerful attractiveness of Mr Darcy. Book Here.

Wednesday May 27 10.30am.

Benevolence, a work of historical fiction, is a story told from the perspective of a Darug woman, Muraging (Mary James). Mary’s was one of the earliest Darug generations to experience the impact of British colonisation. Julie Janson is in conversation with Catherine du Peloux Menage. This event is for National Reconciliation Week. Book for purchase and signing. Book Here.
Jeeves & Wooster with Susannah Fullerton.

Friday June 19 10.30am

Find out about the controversial author, P.G. Wodehouse, behind the much loved Jeeves and Wooster books, and learn about the charm of these two very different men who form such a fabulous and popular literary partnership. Book Here.