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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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Peri Hoskins - Millennium Date: Wednesday, 25, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.millenniumJoin us for the Brisbane launch of Peri Hoskins' memoir, Millennium.

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Hannie Rayson - Hello, Beautiful! Date: Thursday, 26, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 hello beautifulJoin us for an evening with playwright and now memoirist, Hannie Rayson launchingHello, Beautiful!: Scenes from a Life.

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Nick Earls - New Boy Date: Tuesday, 31, March, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

200 new boyJoin Nick Earls at Where the Wild Things Are for the launch of his new book, New Boy.

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Benny Lewis - Fluent in 3 Months Date: Friday, 10, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.fleunt in three monthsMeet Benny Lewis the man who makes the mission of learning any language possible!

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Isobel Knowles - Too Much for Turtle Date: Sunday, 12, April, 2015
Start: 10:00:am
End: 11:00:am
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

200 too much for turtleJoinaward-winning artist and animatorIsobel Knowles for the launch of Too Much for Turtle.

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Narelle Oliver - Don't Let a Spoonbill in the Kitchen! Date: Thursday, 16, April, 2015
Start: 10:00:am
End: 11:00:am
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

200 don-t-let-a-spoonbill-in-the-kitchen-Join award winning writer and illustrator Narelle Oliver who will demonstrate the art of childrens' book illustration and work with kids to create their very own illustrations based on the collage work in her book.

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Jennie Gorman - Awesome Authenticity Date: Thursday, 16, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 awesome authenticityJoin Jennie Gorman for the launch ofAwesome Authenticity: Mastering Business Relationships.

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Venetia Tyson - My Lost Mob Date: Sunday, 19, April, 2015
Start: 10:00:am
End: 11:00:am
Where the Wild Things Are, West End (AU)

Celebrate the launch of Venetia Tyson's picture book,My Lost Mob.

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Stephen and Sally Damiani - Cracking the Code Date: Tuesday, 21, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 cracking the codeJoin Stephen and Sally Damiani in-conversation with Dr Carol Wicking, President Australia & NZ Society for Cell and Developmental Biologyfor the launch ofCracking the Code.

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Richard Hil in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Wednesday, 22, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 selling studentsJoin academic and author Richard Hil in-conversation with ABC Radio National's Paul Barclay discussing Selling Students Short:Why you won't get the university education you deserve.

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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
Libby Connors in-conversation with Sam Watson Snr. Date: Thursday, 23, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 warriorJoin Sam Watson Snr. in-conversation with Libby Connors discussingWarrior: A legendary leader's dramatic life and violent death on the colonial frontier.

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Shayla Morgansen - Scarred Date: Friday, 24, April, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200 scarredJoin us for the launch of Scarred Shayla Morgansen's sequel to Chosen.

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Max seats 100
Free
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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$ 7.50
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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Max seats 100
Free
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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Max seats 200
$ 15.00
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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Max seats 90
$ 7.50
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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Free
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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Max seats 100
$ 7.50
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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$ 7.50