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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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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 jihadTHIS EVENT HAS BOOKED OUT

Join 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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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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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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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 where Kim Wilkins will be in-conversation withKate Forsyth discussing her new novel,The Beast's Garden.

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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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Susan Johnson - The Landing Date: Wednesday, 26, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 the landingJoin Matthew Condon as he launches Susan Johnson's new novel,The Landing.

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Margaret Bridgeford - Eat...Think... Heal Date: Friday, 28, August, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 eat thinkJoin us and author, Margaret Bridgeford for the launch ofEat... Think... Heal.

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Max seats 100
Free
Gary Kemble - Skin Deep Date: Tuesday, 1, September, 2015
Start: 5:30:pm
End: 6:30:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 skin-deepJoin us and our friends from the Brisbane Writers Festival for the Brisbane launch of Gary Kemble's new novel,Skin Deep.

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Max seats 110
Free
Craig Munro - Under Cover Date: Tuesday, 1, September, 2015
Start: 7:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 under coverJoin us and our friends from the Brisbane Writers Festival for the launch of Craig Munro's memoirUnder Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing.

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Max seats 110
Free
Andrew Fuller - Unlocking Your Child's Genius Date: Thursday, 3, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Where the Wild Things Are, 191 Boundary Street, West End 4101 (AU)

200 unlocking your childJoin us as author Andrew Fuller speaks aboutUnlocking Your Child's Genius.

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$ 7.50
Ghada Karmi - Return: a Palestinian memoir Date: Friday, 4, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 returnJoin us for the Brisbane launch ofReturn: a Palestinian memoir,an extraordinary memoir of exile and the impossibility of finding home with author, Ghada Karmi.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
Gail Jones in-conversation with Sarah Kanowski Date: Tuesday, 8, September, 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
Shirley Barrett - Rush Oh! Date: Wednesday, 9, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 RUSH OHJoin Steve Capelin in-conversation with Shirley Barrett discussing her debut novel,Rush Oh!

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Ian Mackie and Gary McLennan - Nudge for Schools Date: Thursday, 10, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 nudgeJoin Ian Mackie and Gary McLennan as they tell us how to help your students choose success with their bookNudge for Schools.

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Max seats 100
Free
Nick Rose - Fair Food Date: Friday, 11, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 fair food newJoin editor Nick Rose and contributors for the Brisbane launch ofFair Food: Stories from a Movement Changing the World.

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
David Burton - How to Be Happy Date: Monday, 14, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 how to beJoin the 2014 winner of The Text Prize for Young Adult and Children's Writing, David Burton for the launch of How to Be Happy.

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Max seats 100
Free
Satyajit Das - A Banquet of Consequences Date: Tuesday, 15, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 banquetJoinEmeritus Professor, Ian Lowe in-conversation withauthor Satyajit Das discussing his latest bookA Banquet of Consequences.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Greg Fleet - These Things Happen Date: Thursday, 17, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 these things happenJoin writer, actor, comic and broadcaster Greg Fleet for the Brisbane launch of his memoir,These Things Happen.

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Max seats 110
$ 7.50
Rosie Waterland with Krissy Kneen Date: Sunday, 20, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 anti cool

A PREQUEL EVENT

Join author, Krissy Kneen as she talks with Rosie Waterland aboutThe Anti Cool Girl.

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Max seats 110
$ 7.50
Rosie Waterland - The Anti Cool Girl Date: Monday, 21, September, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 anti coolTHIS EVENT IS BOOKED OUT

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