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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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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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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 Queensland Deputy-Premier and Member for South Brisbane, Jackie Trad as she launches Brisbane Art Deco: Stories of our Built Heritage;acharming and informative reference that 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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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 McGuinnessand 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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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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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. We will also introduce emerging authorsMonica Antolini and Elspeth Muir.

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To & Fro: Celebrating 100 Issues of Voiceworks Date: Thursday, 18, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

Join Voiceworks as they celebrate their 100th issue. Entitled To&Fro, the 100th issue welcomespast writers and editors back to the pagesof Voiceworks as contributors andmentors to other young writers.

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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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Trent Jamieson - Day Boy Date: Thursday, 25, June, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 day boyTrent Jamieson is looking for his family, friends and puryevors of fine writing to join him when Isobelle Carmody launches his latest novel,Day Boy.

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Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths in-conversation with Tim Cox Date: Monday, 6, July, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 here comes the sunJoin Tim Cox in-conversation with Jeremy Oxley and Mary Oxley Griffiths discussing their memoirHere Comes the Sun.

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Max seats 110
$ 7.50
Judy Sharp with Tim Sharp - A Double Shot of Happiness Date: Wednesday, 8, July, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 doubleTHIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT

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Kerryn Higgs in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Friday, 10, July, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 collison courseJoin ABC Radio National's Big Ideas presenter Paul Barclay in-conversation with Kerryn Higgs discussing Collision Course - Endless Growth on a Finite Planet.

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$ 7.50
Stephanie Bishop - Salon Date: Thursday, 16, July, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 other sideJoin us for a Salon with emerging writers and author, Stephanie Bishop launching her new novel, The Other Side of the World.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Jane Anderson - IMPACT: How to Build Your Personal Brand for the Connection Economy Date: Thursday, 30, July, 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
Free
The Jihad of Jesus - Launch Date: Thursday, 30, July, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 jihadJoin Dave Andrews, Nora Amath and Dr Jason MacLeod for the Brisbane launch of The Jihad of Jesus: the Sacred Nonviolent Struggle for Justice.

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Free
Gillian Wills - Elvis and Me Date: Tuesday, 4, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 ELVISJoin Gillian Wills in-conversation with Kristina Olsson at the launch of her memoir,Elvis and Me.

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Max seats 110
Free
David Vann in-conversation with Sarah Kanowski Date: Monday, 10, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 AQUARIUMJoin us at a Salon of emerging writers where ABC Radio National's Sarah Kanowski will be in-conversation with award winning author, David Vann discussing his latest novelAquarium.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Kate Forsyth - The Beast's Garden Date: Monday, 17, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 beasts gardenJoin us for a Salon with emerging writers at the launch of Kate Forsyth's new novel,The Beast's Garden.

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Max seats 110
$ 7.50
S.J. Watson - Salon Date: Monday, 24, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 second lifeJoin us for a Salon with emerging authors and multi-award winning British author, S.J. Watson.

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$ 7.50
Gail Jones in-conversation with Sarah Kanowski Date: Monday, 31, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 guide to berlinJoin ABC Radio National's Sarah Kanowski in-conversation with multi-ward winning author, Gail Jones discussing her new novelA Guide to Berlin. This is also a Salon where we introduce emerging writers.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50