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Avid Reader hosts a variety of events and we look forward to seeing you at one soon.

Event Date/Time Location Short Event Description Max Attendance Price
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Michael Mori - In the Company of Cowards Date: Tuesday, 23, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.in the company finalJoin ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay in-conversation with Michael Mori discussing his memoirIn the Company of Cowards.

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Christine Sharp - Sylvia Date: Wednesday, 24, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.sylviaJoin chef, restaurateur, author and organic food pioneer Brenda Fawdon of Mondo Organicsas she launches Christine Sharp's new picture book, Sylvia.

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Ragnar Purje - Responsibility Theory® Date: Thursday, 25, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.responsibility theory.finalJoinAssociate Professor Ken Purnell as he chairs proceedings for the launch ofRagnar Purje'sResponsibility Theory®a new consideration in personaland classroom behaviour management.

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Val McDermid at The Greek Club Date: Thursday, 25, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Out of Store Event, Brisbane, Queensland 4104 (AU)

Join us at The Greek Club for a night of spine-tingling crime fiction with the legendary author,Val McDermid.

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Dr Munjed Al Muderis - Walking Free Date: Friday, 26, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.walking freeThe extraordinary true story of a young man who fled war-torn Iraq, came to Australia as a refugee by boat, spent months in a detention centre and went on to become a pioneering surgeon.

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Christine Sharp - Sylvia - School Holiday Activities Date: Tuesday, 30, September, 2014
Start: 10:00:am
End: 11:00:am
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.sylviaJoin us for fun school holiday activities and readings from Christine Sharp and her new picture book, Sylvia.

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Don Watson - The Bush: Travels in the Heart of Australia Date: Tuesday, 30, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Out of Store Event, Brisbane, Queensland 4104 (AU)

200.the bushJoin us at The Greek Club for the Brisbane launch of Don Watson'sThe Bush: Travels in the Heart of Australia.

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Bleddyn Butcher - A Little History: Photographs of Nick Cave and cohorts, 1981-2013 Date: Wednesday, 8, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

alittlehistoryJoin us at the launch ofA Little History:Photographs of Nick Cave and cohorts, 1981-2013where author/photographer Bleddyn Butcher will be in-conversation with Andrew McMillen.

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Kristy Chambers - It's Not You, Geography, It's Me Date: Thursday, 9, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.its not you georgraphyJoin Kristy Chambers for the launch of her hilarious – and brutally honest – memoir about mental illness and depression,It's Not You, Geography, It's Me.

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Peter Rowe - Josh Goes to the Library Date: Friday, 10, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

JOSH GOES TO THE LIBRARYJoin us for the launch of Peter Rowe's new bookJosh Goes to the Library.

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Lee Kofman - The Dangerous Bride Date: Monday, 13, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.dangerous brideJoin us at the launch of The Dangerous Bride, where author Lee Kofman will be in-conversation with Krissy Kneen.

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Olivera Simic - Surviving Peace Date: Thursday, 16, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

SURVIVING PEACEJoin Griffith Review editor, Julianne Schultz as she launches Olivera Simic's memoir, Surviving Peace.

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Paddy O'Reilly in-conversation with Sarah Kanowski Date: Friday, 17, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.TheWondersJoin us for this salon celebrating women's writing. Three writers will read at the beginning of this Salon event. Meet Inga Simpson (Nest), Frances Whiting (Walking on Trampolines)and Sally Piper (Grace's Table) as they read from their books before our conversation between ABC Radio National's, Sarah Kanowski and author Paddy O'Reilly.

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Adam Liaw - Adam's Big Pot Date: Tuesday, 21, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 big potJoin Avid Reader's resident foodie Fiona Stager as she talks with Adam Liaw about his new book Adam's Big Pot.

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Patrick Holland - Navigatio Date: Thursday, 30, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.navigatioJoin us as James Cowanlaunches Patrick Holland'sNavigatio.

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Max seats 100
Free
Steve Kilbey in-conversation with Robert Forster Date: Monday, 3, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.somethingJoin musician and writer Robert Forster in-conversation with Steve Kilbey.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Peter FitzSimons - Gallipoli Date: Tuesday, 4, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.gallipoliJoin us for the launch of Peter FitzSimons' highly-anticipated book Gallipoli.

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Max seats 200
$ 7.50
Scott Bevan - Bill: The Life of William Dobell Date: Wednesday, 5, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 bill-the-life-of-william-dobellJoin us at the launch ofBill: The Life of William Dobell, where author Scott Bevan will be in-conversation with Matthew Condon.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Barrie Cassidy - Private Bill: In Love and War Date: Monday, 17, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.private.billJoin ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay in-conversation with Barrie Cassidy for the launch of his family memoir,Private Bill: In Love and War.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Best Australian Science Writing 2014 Date: Tuesday, 18, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 best scienceJoin us for the launch of the annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year with editor, Ashley Hay, Professor Ian Lowe,Peter McAllister and President of the Australian Science Communicators, Joan Leach.

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$ 7.50