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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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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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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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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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Peaches in-conversation with Kiley Gaffney Date: Tuesday, 5, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 what elseJoin us for the Brisbane launch ofWhat Else is in the Teaches of Peacheswhere Kiley Gaffney will be in-conversation with cultural icon Peaches.

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Mark Bahnisch in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Friday, 8, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 queenslandJoin ABC Radio National's Paul Barclay in-conversation withMark Bahnisch discussingQueensland: Everything you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask.

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Salon - Oliver Mol - Lion Attack! Date: Tuesday, 12, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 lion attackJoin the inaugural co-winner of the Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers, Oliver Mol for the launch of Lion Attack!:I'm trying to be honest and I want you to know.

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Dominique Hes - Designing for Hope Date: Wednesday, 13, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 designing-for-hopeJoin Dominique Hes for a discussion on Designing for Hope:Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

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Beth Spencer in conversation with Susan Johnson Date: Friday, 15, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

In this playful verse memoir about a year spent living in a campervan, Beth Spencer takes us on a journey into the pleasures and challenges of being in service to freedom.

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Tommy Wieringa - in-conversation with Kári Gíslason Date: Monday, 25, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.these are the namesJoin multi-award winning Dutch author, Tommy Wieringa in-conversation withKári Gíslasonat a salon where we also introduce emerging writers.

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Marie-Morgane Le Moel in-conversation with Susan Johnson Date: Tuesday, 26, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 truth aboutJoin us and our partnersAlliance Francaise Brisbaneas we host Marie-Morgane Le Moel in-conversation with Susan Johnson discussingThe Truth About French Women.

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Ian McAuley and Miriam Lyons - Governomics: Can we afford small government? Date: Wednesday, 27, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

People have good reason to demand decent public education and a well-funded health system, to yearn for an economy that doesn't trash the environment or for a smaller gap between rich and poor. Almost without exception, sound economics is on their side.

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$ 7.50
Stefan Hajkowicz in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Friday, 29, May, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 global megatrendsJoin ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay in-conversation with CSIRO scientist and author, Stefan Hajkowicz discussingGlobal Megatrends: Seven Patterns of Change Shaping Our Future.

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Paul Davey in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Monday, 1, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 joh for pmJoin ABC Radio National's Paul Barclay in-conversation with Paul Davey discussing Joh for PM.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Brisbane Art Deco: Stories of Our Built Heritage *SOLD OUT* Date: Wednesday, 10, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

Join Brisbane's Art Deco enthusiasts as they discuss Brisbane Art Deco: Stories of our Built Heritage;Acharming and informative reference, and offers a colourful insight into Brisbane’s built heritage and the life and times of this dynamic city.

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Patti Miller in conversation with Kris Olsson - 'Ransacking Paris' Date: Thursday, 11, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

Join Australian Writers' Centres' Patti Miller, author and teacher of writing, as she discussesRansacking Pariswith Kris Olsson.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Copyfight - Panel Discussion Date: Friday, 12, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 copyfightJoinCopyfighteditor Phillipa McGuinessand contributor, Lindy Morrison in-conversation with ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay discussing why copyright matters to them – or why it doesn’t.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Pip Lincolne - Craft for the Soul Date: Monday, 15, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 craft soulJoin blogger-crafter extraordinaire Pip Lincolne who has delivered her ode to living a balanced, fulfilled life with her latest bookCraft for the Soul– a step-by-step guide of practical ways to inject your life with creativity.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Ramona Koval in-conversation with Kristina Olsson Date: Wednesday, 17, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 bloodhoundJoin award-winning author Kristina Olsson in-conversation with Ramona Koval discussing her memoir,Bloodhound: Searching for My Father.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Maureen Minchin - Milk Matters: infant feeding and immune disorder Date: Tuesday, 23, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 milk mattersJoin Liz Minchin in-conversation with Maureen Minchin on whymilk matters.

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$ 7.50
Jane Anderson - IMPACT: How to Build Your Personal Brand for the Connection Economy Date: Wednesday, 24, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 impactJoin Jane Anderson to discover how to create “corporation you” without being a tall poppy.

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Max seats 100
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