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Chris Womersley: The Diplomat

Sun 11 Sep, 2pm

Chris Womersley has followed up his bestselling novel Cairo with The Diplomat, ‘a gem of a novel, full of all the good stuff – love, art, failure, heartbreak’ (Emily Bitto). Join him as he chats about his powerful story of love and recovery, and the fine line between self-destruction and redemption. With Elizabeth McCarthy.

In partnership with Bayside Council

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