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27 August sessions

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Date of event: 27th August 2008

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Sick tyrants produce sick societies.
Malouf's verbal music.
The highly tactical middle-distance run.
A million dead.
Falsehood, distortion and propaganda in the news media.
Every revolution needs a scapegoat.
Or every man for himself?
Nasty, vicious and tacky.
Biographies and memoirs.

The 2008 Miles Franklin Award winner.
Ian Britain, Chris Wood, and Cynthia Troup in Italy.

Taking all the right turnings.
Youth isn’t always wasted on the young.

Bo-hos in Soho.
Andrew Riemer and Michael Hofmann on the culture that Nazism destroyed.
Michelle de Kretser’s prize-winning novel The Lost Dog.
Ten years in the making.
Between the present and the fictional past.
What’s the next big thing?
Writers and their works in a virtual space
UK publisher David Shelley and author, Mark Billingham describe UK publishing today
Robert Gray reminisces with Chris Wallace-Crabbe.
Australia's finest red wine with Campbell Mattinson at Beer Deluxe
A speedy way of finding your ideal book club partners
Panel with Chloe Hooper and Charlotte Wood
An evening with Max Gillies
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Above Water Launch
Australian Centre Cultural Awards: Join us for the announcement of this year's winner of the prestigious Peter Blazey Fellowship and meet the winning writer.
Above Water launches the Annual Creative Writing Anthology, and annouces award winners from some of the most innovative and exciting Melbourne University student writers.
Josh Earl will bring his special brand of librarianship and humour to the festival club.
15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with literary talent Glenice Whitting.
Tracie Morris is the most unforgettable, improvisational, harmelodic performer and poet.
Love TV examines intimate conversations in public spaces on the universal subject of love.