Sarah Sentilles - Draw Your Weapons

Thursday 01 March 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
House Conspiracy
Tickets $7.50, Book (Draw Your Weapons) $32.99
Tickets available until 01 March 2018 6:00 PM

This event commences at 6:30pm. Printed tickets are not issued and your booking will be on a door list under your surname. 

Join us at a new event venue House Conspiracy (see location below) when author Sarah Sentilles speaks with Bri Lee about her most recent book Draw Your Weapons. 

‘How to live in the face of so much suffering? What difference can one person make in this beautiful, imperfect, and imperilled world?’ 

In Draw Your Weapons, Sarah Sentilles offers an impassioned defence of life lived by peace and principle. Through a dazzling combination of memoir, history, reporting, visual culture, literature and theology, Sentilles tells the true stories of a conscientious objector during World War II and a former prison guard at Abu Ghraib. In the process she challenges conventional thinking about how violence is waged, witnessed and resisted.

Draw Your Weapons stirs and confronts, disturbs and illuminates. A single book might not change the world, but this utterly original meditation on art and war might transform the way you see the world—and that makes all the difference.

A former theologian, Sarah Sentilles completed her undergraduate degree at Yale and both a Masters and a Doctorate at Harvard. She was a college professor for over a decade before becoming a full time writer and is now a passionate advocate for life lived by peace and principle. Her previous books are Taught by America: A Story of Struggle and Hope in Compton, A Church of her Own: What Happens When A Woman Takes the Pulpit and Breaking Up With God: A Love Story. She lives in Idaho.

Sarah Sentilles appears courtesy of Adelaide Writers Week.

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Note: Seating is strictly limited. House Conspiracy is located at 42 Mollison St, West End next door to the West End Markets.