Robert Dessaix: On Leisure

In today’s busy world, leisure time is more vital than ever, but technology is eroding our work-life balance. Robert Dessaix (Pleasures of Leisure) makes the case for taking leisure seriously – and how taking time off can deepen our understanding of who we are as human beings.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

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Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix is a writer of fiction, autobiography and the occasional essay. From 1985 to 1995, after teaching Russian language and literature...

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Simon Caterson

Simon Caterson is a Melbourne-based writer and author. For over 20 years he has contributed regularly to a wide range of well-known Australian and...

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25 August – 3 September