Online Author Events Aug/Sept

Join us online to discover some fascinating Australian authors supported by the NSW Public Libraries Association.

Larissa Behrendt talks about her much-anticipated novel After Story about a mother and daughter who take the trip of a lifetime. Join us online Thursday 19 August at 6.30pm. Book your place here and a link will be sent to you where ever you are.

When Indigenous lawyer Jasmine decides to take her mother, Della, on a tour of England’s most revered literary sites, Jasmine hopes it will bring them closer together and help them reconcile the past.

Matt Murphy will be on hand to chat about Rum, A Distilled History of Colonial Australia on Wednesday 15 September at 6.30pm. Please book your place here and a link will be sent to you wherever you are.

Brimming with detailed research and irreverent character sketches, Rum looks at not just how much was drunk in colonial Australia (a lot!) but also the lengths people went to get their hands on it, the futile efforts of the early governors to control it, and the disastrous and absurd consequences of its consumption.

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