Festival Program

Book Club

Book Club: Scott Ludlam

Sun 1 Sep, 8pm
SLV, North Rotunda

Former Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has chosen William Gibson’s sci-fi cyberpunk novel Neuromancer. Gibson’s book has been hailed as ‘one of the 20th century’s most potent visions of the future’, but how does it hold weight since its 1984 debut?

It is recommended you read the featured book before attending this event. You can purchase a copy from Readings, our official bookseller, here.


1 hour 30 minutes

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Session Artists

Justine Hyde is a writer, critic and librarian living in Melbourne. Her short fiction, features, essays, and criticism are published in The Saturday Paper, The Age, The Australian, Meanjin, The Lifted Brow, Seizure and various anthologies.

Scott Ludlam is a former Australian Greens Senator, who has written for The Guardian, Crikey, Fairfax and Junkee. He is currently working on his first actual book.

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