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Life, Love, Death, Etcetera

Sat 10 Sep, 4.30pm

Award-winning novelists Steve Toltz  and Chris Womersley reflect on their newest masterworks, which both deftly navigate love, death, recovery and redemption with darkly comic precision. The Booker Prize-shortlisted author of A Fraction of the Whole, Toltz returns with the equally virtuosic Here Goes Nothing, dubbed ‘an extended vision of the afterlife that resembles Dante on magic mushrooms’ (Mail on Sunday). Womersley follows up his bestselling novel Cairo with The Diplomat, hailed as ‘dark, touching and deeply authentic’ (Jock Serong). They appear in conversation with Emily Bitto  (Wild Abandon).


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