Archive for posts tagged with 'books'

Julia Gillard

bSeen

Julia Gillard launches My Story

With bmag columnist Greg Cary as master of ceremonies, Dymocks and bmag hosted Julia Gillard for the launch of her new…

Good Sex Book Club

Health & Fitness

Good sex, by the book

Good sex is out there, and Brisbane has a club for it — although it might not be what you think. Everybody loves a littl…

Julia Gillard is coming to Brisbane to share her story

Brisbane Extra

Julia Gillard is coming to Brisbane to share her story

Julia Gillard has broken her silence on the turmoil that engulfed her reign as Prime Minister. For those of you who…

John Howard

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Breakfast at Tattersall’s with John Howard

Dymocks and bmag hosted a breakfast with former prime minister John Howard at the Tattersall’s Club to celebrate…

Gone Girl

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The new Gone Girl trailer is scarily intense

Our latest look at Gone Girl has amped the suspense all the way up. Directed by the legendary David Fincher (Fight…

A date with destiny: Meet Karin Slaughter

Chatterbox

A date with destiny: Meet Karin Slaughter

Best-selling author Karin Slaughter gives us the inside scoop on her new book. Sometimes our names mark out our…

Deborah Rodriguez

Health & Fitness

On the road to recovery

Forced to flee her business and friends, author Deborah Rodriguez opens up about finding your feet when all seems…

Andrew McMillen. Credit: David Ball.

Brisbane Extra

The truth about drugs

Let’s talk about illicit drugs. Or, more accurately, let's talk about what we talk about when we talk about illici…

Write the weekend away at the Sandcliffe Writers Festival

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Write the weekend away at the Sandcliffe Writers Festival

Come along and get involved in this great program for writers and readers with workshops for adults and children, panels…

Why you need to join a book club

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Why you need to join a book club

One of Brisbane’s oldest and most beloved book clubs share their secrets. Ian Jarratt of Auchenflower regularly…

Avid Reader hosts a pug party

Pets

Avid Reader hosts a pug party

Avid Reader’s National Bookshop Day event just got a whole lot cuter. This Saturday 9 August is National…

Where to celebrate National Bookshop Day

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Where to celebrate National Bookshop Day

Attention, bookworms! We’ve rounded up the most exciting National Bookshop Day events in Brisbane. Here’s…

Think like a koala and win

Parenting

Think like a koala and win

If your kids love writing and animals, they just might be koalafied to win the ‘Smooch and Rose’ Writing…

Let your creativity flow at the Ashgrove Literature Festival

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Let your creativity flow at the Ashgrove Literature Festival

This is your opportunity to rub shoulders with the who’s who of the writing world at this special event. The…

The First Cut is the Deepest: Editing for Writers

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The First Cut is the Deepest: Editing for Writers

Editing your own work requires a surgeon’s precision. This workshop will develop your editing skills. The art of the edi…

Launch Lab: Author Business Plan

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Launch Lab: Author Business Plan

Information sessions on how to successfully plan your book launch. The Digital Age has unleashed an avalanche of content…

Buried & Deep: a Whispers Salon reading event

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Buried & Deep: a Whispers Salon reading event

Stories speak to us; they whisper, cajole, and, on occasion, shout out to be heard. Writers Richard Newsome, Kate Eltham…

Hugh Mackay

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Hugh Mackay in conversation with Inga Simpson

Acclaimed Australian author and social researcher Hugh Mackay has a new novel - Infidelity. Join the Avid Reader crowd t…