David Marr - The White Queen

Thursday 06 April 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Greek Club
copy QE#65 & ticket $32.95, ticket only $15.00
Tickets available until 06 April 2017 6:00 PM

This event commences at 6.30pm. Printed tickets are not issued for this event and your booking will be on a door list under your surname. 

Note: If you purchase the QE#65 & event ticket (save $5.00) your QE copy will be available at the door. 

Join us at The Greek Club where ABC Radio National's Paul Barclay is in-conversation with David Marr discussing his latest Quarterly Essay (QE), The White Queen: One Nation and the Politics of Race.

In this timely Quarterly Essay (QE), David Marr looks at Australia’s brand of the politics of resentment now sweeping the world.

Pauline Hanson is not alone out there. A million votes are in play. Strategists in both Labor and the Coalition are asking, what can we give them? At stake are the progressive hopes of most Australians, hopes held hostage more than ever to the fears – especially the race fears – of old Australia.

This is a riveting essay by one of Australia’s best writers, examining the peculiar power of the fearful in this confident and prosperous nation.

David Marr is the author of Patrick White: A Life, Panic, The High Price of Heaven and Dark Victory (with Marian Wilkinson). He has written for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the Saturday Paper, The Guardian and the Monthly, and been editor of the National Times, a reporter for Four Corners and presenter of ABC TV’s Media Watch. He is the author of five bestselling Quarterly Essays.