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

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 Author Event
Lee Holmes in-conversation with Sharnee Rawson Date: Friday, 6, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.clean greenJoin The Courier-Mail's food editor, Sharnee Rawson in-conversation withLee Holmes talking about Supercharged Food: Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian.

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Sue Wright - Will You Be My Sweetheart? Date: Tuesday, 10, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.will you be my sweetheartJoin author Sue Wright from Tiny Owl Workshop for the launch of Will You Be My Sweetheart?

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David Day in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Tuesday, 17, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.keatingJoin ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay in-conversation with historian David Day discussing The Story of a Prime Minister, Paul Keating.

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Tove Vine - Three Books, One Evening Date: Thursday, 19, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.booksJoin Tove Vine for the Brisbane launch of her booksTIC This is China, MAD Making a Difference in China, GAP Get a Purpose teaching English in China.

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Salon - Tom Rachman in-conversation with Sarah Kanowski Date: Tuesday, 24, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.rise.fallJoin us for a salon of emerging writers reading with Tom Rachman author ofThe Rise and Fall of Great Powerswho will also bein-conversation with Sarah Kanowski.

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Michele Gierck - Fraying: Mum, memory loss, the medical maze and me Date: Wednesday, 25, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 frayingJoin us for the Brisbane launch ofMichele Gierck's memoir,Fraying: Mum, memory loss, the medical maze and me.

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Kári Gíslason - The Ash Burner Date: Thursday, 26, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.ash burnerJoin us as award-winning author Kristina Olsson launches Kári Gíslason's new novel,The Ash Burner.

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Ladyfest Panel Discussion - Fury Date: Friday, 27, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 furyJoin panelists Margo Kingston, Dale Spender, Senator Claire Moore,Madeline Priceand Amanda Bradley for a Ladyfest discussion onFury: Women Write About Sex, Power and Violence.

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Stephan Pastis - Timmy Failure Date: Tuesday, 10, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

Join us for the first ever Where the Wild Things Are event with Stephan Pastis.

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Max seats 50
Free
Kooshyar Karimi - Leila's Secret Date: Thursday, 12, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 leila secretJoin us for the launch of Kooshyar Karimi's memoir,Leila's Secretthattells the true story of a young Iranian woman for whom pregnancy means certain death.

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$ 7.50
Peri Hoskins - Millennium Date: Wednesday, 25, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.millenniumJoin us for the Brisbane launch of Peri Hoskins' memoir, Millennium.

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Free
Hannie Rayson - Hello, Beautiful! Date: Thursday, 26, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 hello beautifulJoin us for an evening with playwright and now memoirist, Hannie Rayson launchingHello, Beautiful!: Scenes from a Life.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Nick Earls - New Boy Date: Tuesday, 31, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

200 new boyJoin Nick Earls at Where the Wild Things Are for the launch of his new book, New Boy.

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$ 7.50
Benny Lewis - Fluent in 3 Months Date: Friday, 10, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.fleunt in three monthsMeet Benny Lewis the man who makes the mission of learning any language possible!

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$ 7.50
Isobel Knowles - Too Much for Turtle Date: Sunday, 12, April, 2015
Start: 10:00:am
End: 11:00:am
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

200 too much for turtleJoinaward-winning artist and animatorIsobel Knowles for the launch of Too Much for Turtle.

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Max seats 50
$ 7.50
Jennie Gorman - Awesome Authenticity Date: Thursday, 16, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 awesome authenticityJoin Jennie Gorman for the launch ofAwesome Authenticity: Mastering Business Relationships.

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Free
Mandy Nolan - Home Truths Date: Tuesday, 28, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 home truthsFollowing hot on the heels of the successful and wickedly funnyWhat I Would Do If I Were YouandBoyfriends We’ve All Had (And Shouldn’t Have), comesHome Truths, a laugh-out-loud examination of the world of home building and renovation by comedian and author Mandy Nolan.

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$ 7.50
Krissy Kneen in-conversaton with John Birmingham Date: Thursday, 30, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 holly whiteJoin us to celebrate the launch of Krissy Kneen's latest novel,The Adventures of Holly White and the Incredible Sex Machine where she will be in-conversation with John Birmingham.

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Max seats 100
Free
Kate Grenville in-conversation with Melissa Lucashenko Date: Tuesday, 5, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Out of Store Event, Brisbane, Queensland 4104 (AU)

200 one lifeJoin us at the Greek Club where Kate Grenville will be in-conversation with MelissaLucashenko discussingOne Life: My Mother’s Story.

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Max seats 200
$ 15.00
Marie-Morgane Le Moel - The Truth About French Women Date: Tuesday, 19, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 truth aboutAlliance Francaise Brisbanefor a night where we learn from Marie-Morane Le Moel The Truth About French Women.

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$ 7.50