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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
Patrick Holland - Navigatio Date: Thursday, 30, October, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.navigatioJoin us as James Cowanlaunches Patrick Holland'sNavigatio.

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Steve Kilbey in-conversation with Robert Forster Date: Monday, 3, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.somethingJoin musician and writer Robert Forster in-conversation with Steve Kilbey.

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Peter FitzSimons - Gallipoli Date: Tuesday, 4, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.gallipoliJoin us for the launch of Peter FitzSimons' highly-anticipated book Gallipoli.

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Scott Bevan - Bill: The Life of William Dobell Date: Wednesday, 5, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 bill-the-life-of-william-dobellJoin us at the launch ofBill: The Life of William Dobell, where author Scott Bevan will be in-conversation with Matthew Condon.

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Barrie Cassidy - Private Bill: In Love and War Date: Monday, 17, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.private.billJoin ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay in-conversation with Barrie Cassidy for the launch of his family memoir,Private Bill: In Love and War.

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Best Australian Science Writing 2014 Date: Tuesday, 18, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 best scienceJoin us for the launch of the annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year with editor, Ashley Hay, contributors, Professor Ian Lowe, John Cook, and President of the Australian Science Communicators, Joan Leach.

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Griffith Review 46 - Forgotten Stories - The Novella Project II Date: Wednesday, 19, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 forgotten storiesJoin editor Julianne Schultz and the Griffith REVIEW team to celebrate another successful year, culminating in Forgotten Stories – The Novella Project II. Thrill to micro readings by local contributors includingMasako Fukui,Megan McGrath, Ashley Hay, Phil Brown, Gerhard Hoffstaedter and Frank Robson.

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Maureen Cooper - Bimblebox: A Nature Refuge Under Siege Date: Thursday, 20, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.brimbleboxJoin us and Paola Cassoni from The Bimblebox Alliance at the launch of Maureen Cooper's,Bimblebox: A Nature Refuge Under Siege.

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Michael El-Bacha - Oh My God! Am I Alright? Date: Wednesday, 26, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.oh my godJoinMichael El-Bacha for the launch ofOh My God! Am I Alright?

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Jane Gleeson-White in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Thursday, 27, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.six.capitalsJoin ABC Radio National's Paul Barclay in-conversation with Jane Gleeson-White discussing her new book Six Capitals:The revolution capitalism has to have - or can accountants save the planet?

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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
VIP Shopping Night and launch of Summer Reading Guide Date: Friday, 28, November, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 srg coverCome and celebrate at our VIP Customer Shopping Night and launch of our Summer Reading Guide featuring special guests Sean Williams, Isobelle Carmody and Phil Brown.

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Max seats 110
Free
Shaun Micallef - The President's Desk Date: Monday, 1, December, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Out of Store Event, Brisbane, Queensland 4104 (AU)

200.presidents.deskJoin us at The Greek Club for an inaccurate history of America launching Shuan Micallef's The President's Desk:An Alt-History of the United States.

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Max seats 400
$ 15.00
Lost in Track Changes Salon Date: Tuesday, 2, December, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.lost in track changesJoin us as Cate Kennedy, Ryan O’Neill, Fiona Capp, Robert Hoge, and Krissy Kneen take the personal and intimate craft of memoir and turn it over to the cut-and-paste transformation of remix culture, combined with a hint of old-fashioned parlour games.

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VIP Shopping Night and launch of Summer Reading Guide Date: Friday, 5, December, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 srg coverCome and celebrate at our 2nd VIP Customer Shopping Night and launch of our Summer Reading Guide.

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Max seats 110
Free
Nicole Jenkins - Style is Eternal Date: Tuesday, 9, December, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.style is eternalJoin Nicole Jenkins and transform your wardrobe from faddish to stylish withStyle is Eternal.

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$ 7.50
Farvardin Daliri - I Think I Should Not Think Date: Thursday, 11, December, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.i think i should not thinkJoin us for the Brisbane launch ofDr Farvardin Daliri's I Think I Should Not Think.

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Archer Magazine Issue 3 Date: Tuesday, 16, December, 2014
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

100.archer headerJoin us for the launch ofArcher Magazine #3.

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$ 7.50
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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 Bookclub Event
Crime Bookclub - The Sun is God Date: Saturday, 1, November, 2014
Start: 2:00:pm
End: 3:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

sun is godThis month we will be discussing The Sun is Godby Adrian McKinty.

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Australian Bookclub - The Golden Age Date: Tuesday, 4, November, 2014
Start: 7:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

golden ageWe will be discussing The Golden Age.

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