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Avid Reader hosts a variety of events and we look forward to seeing you at one soon.

Event Date/Time Location Short Event Description Max Attendance Price
 Author Event
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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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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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.deskTHIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT

Join 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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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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2nd 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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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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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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John Birmingham signing - Emergence Date: Tuesday, 23, December, 2014
Start: 8:30:am
End: 9:30:am
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.emergenceJohn Birminigham will be in-store signing copies of his latest novel, Emergence.

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Lee Holmes - Supercharged Food: Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian Date: Friday, 6, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.clean greenLee Holmes is back with over 100 vegetable recipes that even the meat loving members of the family will love.

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$ 7.50
David Day in-conversation with Paul Barclay Date: Tuesday, 17, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.keatingJoin ABC Radio National's, Paul Barclay in-conversation with historian David Day discussing The Story of a Prime Minister, Paul Keating.

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$ 7.50
Tove Vine - Three Books, One Evening Date: Thursday, 19, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.booksJoin Tove Vine for the Brisbane launch of her booksTIC This is China, MAD Making a Difference in China, GAP Get a Purpose teaching English in China.

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Max seats 100
Free
Salon - Tom Rachman Date: Tuesday, 24, February, 2015
Start: 6:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

200.rise.fallJoin us for a salon of emerging writers reading with Tom Rachman author ofThe Rise and Fall of Great Powers.

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Max seats 100
$ 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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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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Free
 Bookclub Event
Fiona's Open Bookclub - Island of a Thousand Mirrors Date: Wednesday, 3, December, 2014
Start: 7:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

islandWe will be discussing Nayomi Munaweera's Island of a Thousand Mirrors.

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Good Sex Bookclub - Normal Date: Wednesday, 3, December, 2014
Start: 7:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

This month we are discussingNormal.

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1st Thursday Bookclub - Island of a Thousand Mirrors Date: Thursday, 4, December, 2014
Start: 9:30:am
End: 10:30:am
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

islandWe will be discussing Nayomi Munaweera's Island of a Thousand Mirrors.

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Young & the Restless Bookclub - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves Date: Thursday, 4, December, 2014
Start: 7:00:pm
End: 8:00:pm
Avid Reader Bookshop, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 (AU)

WE ARE COMPLETELYThis month we will be discussing We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.

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