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What’s Past is Prologue

Fri 9 Sep, 3pm

In unprecedented times, what comfort can we salvage from history and what hope can we find in art? Hear from beloved, prize-winning Australian writers Sophie Cunningham and Christos Tsiolkas as they shed light on their latest novels that probe big questions about creativity, love, the lessons of our past and their meaning in our present. Cunningham’s This Devastating Fever has drawn praise as ‘sinuous, strange [and] utterly compelling’ (James Bradley), and Tsiolkas’s Seven and a Half is a ‘scorching, mythic work with a heart of the sweetest intimacy’ (Helen Garner). They speak with Bernadette Brennan (Leaping into Waterfalls).

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