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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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Anne Manne - The Life of I Date: Tuesday, 8, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.life of iJoin Anne Manne as she speaks about the destructive elements of narcissism at work in a culture obsessed with itself.

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Josephine Burden - Songs for a Blind Date Date: Wednesday, 16, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.songs of a blind dateJoin Josephine Burden for the Brisbane launch ofSongs for a Blind Date.

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Brooke Davis - Lost and Found Date: Thursday, 17, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.lost and foundJoin our Salon of emerging writers with debut author, Brooke Davis launching the buzz book of the 2014 London Book Fair, Lost & Found.

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Justin Heazlewood - Funemployed Date: Friday, 18, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.FunemployedJoin authorJustin Heazlewood in-conversation withAndrew Stafford discussing his new bookFunemployed.

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Anthony Cooper in-conversation with Phil Brown Date: Wednesday, 23, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.kokoda air strikesJoin writer and author Phil Brown in-conversation with Anthony Cooper discussing Kokoda Air Strikes.

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Alan Baxter in-conversation with Kylie Chan Date: Friday, 25, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.boundHosted by Trent Jamieson, author Alan Baxter will be in-conversation with Kylie Chan.

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Liam Pieper - The Feel-Good Hit of the Year Date: Tuesday, 29, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.feel goodJoin us for the Brisbane launch of Liam Pieper's memoir,The Feel-Good Hit of the Year.

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Inga Simpson - Nest Date: Wednesday, 30, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.nestJoin author Kristina Olsson as she launches Inga Simpson's new novel,Nest.

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Melinda Edwards - Saving Virginia Date: Thursday, 31, July, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.saving virginaJoin Melinda Edwards for the launch of her debut novelSaving Virginia.

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Doug Purdie - Backyard Bees Date: Friday, 1, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.backyard beesJoin us for a bee evening with the launch ofDoug Purdie'sBackyard Bees. There will also be a tasting of West End home honey.

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Wayne Macauley in-conversation with Fiona Stager Date: Monday, 4, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.demonsJoin us for a special Salon of emerging authors and Fiona Stager in-conversation with Wayne Macauley discussing his new novelDemons.

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$ 7.50
Jono Lineen - Into the Heart of the Himalayas Date: Tuesday, 5, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.into the heartJoin Jono Lineen for the Brisbane launch of his memoir,Into the Heart of the Himalayas.

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Free
Rebecca Jessen - Gap Date: Friday, 8, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.gapJoin us for the launch of Rebecca Jessen's novel,Gap, winner of the 2013 Queensland Literary Award – Best Emerging Author.

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Max seats 100
Free
Dee Madigan in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Tuesday, 12, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

hard sellJoin Paul Barclay from ABC Radio National's Big Ideas in-conversation with Dee Madigan discussingThe Hard Sell:The tricks of political advertising.

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$ 7.50
Edwin Bikundo - International Criminal Law: Using or Abusing Legality? Date: Friday, 15, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.international-criminal-lawJoin us andDr Edwin Bikundo for a discussion onInternational Criminal Law: Using or Abusing Legality?

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Max seats 110
Free
Marie Munkara - A Most Peculiar Act Date: Wednesday, 20, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.a most peculiar actJoin us for the launch of Marie Munkara'sA Most Peculiar Act.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Andrew McMillen in-conversation with John Birmingham Date: Thursday, 21, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

talking smackJoin John Birmingham in-conversation with Andrew McMillen Talking Smack.

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Max seats 100
Free
Neville Bonney - Jewel of the Australian Desert Native Peach (Quandong) Date: Thursday, 28, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.quandongJoin us and theQueensland Bushfoods Associationfor the launch of Neville Bonney'sJewel of theAustralian Desert Native Peach (Quandong): the tree with the round red fruit.

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$ 7.50
John Ahern - On the Road ...With Kids Date: Friday, 29, August, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.on the road with kidsJoin us as John Ahern takes us on his life-changing trip.

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Dr Pamela Douglas - The Discontented Little Baby Book Date: Tuesday, 2, September, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.discontented.babyJoin Dr Pamela Douglas as she explains a revolutionary new approach to caring for your baby.

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Max seats 100
Free