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Opening Night Dinner: With Jane And Jimmy Barnes

Jane And Jimmy Barnes In Conversation With Emma Macdonald
WEDNESDAY 10 AUGUST 2022
6.30PM – 10.30PM
SPECIAL EVENT • National Press Club Breakfast

Freezing Order: Surviving Putin’s Wrath

Bill Browder In Conversation With David Speers
THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022
7.45AM – 9.30AM
SPECIAL EVENT • National Press Club Lunch

The Lucky Laundry

Nathan Lynch In Conversation With Michael West
THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022
11.30AM – 1.30PM
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We’ve Got This

Moderator: Eliza Hull • Brian Edwards, Elly-may Barnes and Shakira Hussein
THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022
11.30AM – 12.30PM
SPECIAL EVENT • Literary Lunch

Chinese-ish

Rosheen Kaul And Joanna Hu In Conversation With Joanna Savill
THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022
12.00PM – 2.00PM
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The Poetics Of Refuge

Participating Chair: Paul Hetherington • Michele Seminara, Sarah Holland-Batt and Robbie Coburn
THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022
1.00PM – 2.00PM
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Insiders Live

Hosted By: David Speers • David Crowe, Samantha Maiden, Katharine Murphy, Mike Bowers, Fiona Katauskas and…
THURSDAY 11 AUGUST 2022
6.00PM – 7.00PM
SPECIAL EVENT • National Press Club Breakfast

For The Good Of The World

A. C. Grayling In Conversation With Chris Uhlmann
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
7.45AM – 9.30AM
SPECIAL EVENT • National Press Club Lunch

Watsonia: A Writing Life

Don Watson In Conversation With Gabrielle Chan
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
11.30AM – 1.30PM
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Coming Through The Darkness

Moderator: Beejay Silcox • Oceane Campbell, Cecile Barral, Hugh Poate and Kaya Wilson
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
11.30AM – 12.30PM
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Words For Lucy

Marion Halligan In Conversation With Sally Pryor
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
11.30AM – 12.30PM
SPECIAL EVENT • Literary Lunch

Cook

Karen Martini In Conversation With Alex Sloan
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
12.00PM – 2.00PM
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The Power Within

Moderator: Aarti Betigeri • Mehreen Faruqi, Jackie Huggins and Fiona Foley
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
1.00PM – 2.00PM
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So, Sue Me!

Moderator: Karen Middleton • Louise Milligan, Ginger Gorman, Michael West and Richard Potter
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
6.00PM – 7.00PM
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After The Tampa

Abbas Nazari In Conversation With Aarti Betigeri
FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2022
6.00PM – 7.00PM
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The Last Dragon

Charlie Massy
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

The Passions Of Allende

Isabel Allende In Conversation With Caroline Baum
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM
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Don’t Be Too Polite, Girls

Moderator: Jane Caro • Wendy McCarthy, Virginia Haussegger and Jackie Huggins
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Writing The Precipice

Moderator: Nicole Abadee • Kathryn Heyman, Chris Hammer and Diana Reid
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

The First Astronomers

Duane Hamacher In Conversation With Margo Neale
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

The Gentle Art Of Persuasion (Or Not)

Moderator: David Crowe • Ed Coper, Kerry-Anne Walsh, and Kim Huynh
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

A Nation Of Fence-sitters?

Moderator: Steve Lewis • Julianne Schultz, Ian Kemish and Allan Behm
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM
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Storytime with Irma Gold

Irma Gold
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM
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Death To Jar Sauce

Nat’s What I Reckon In Conversation With Emo Parsonson
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00PM – 2.00PM
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

Bogans, Bickering Broods, And Benedict Cumberbatch

Moderator: Tom Gibson • Jackie Bailey, Cadance Bell and Tabitha Carvan
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

My Year Of Joy

Liane Moriarty In Conversation With Rosemarie Milsom
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

The World According To Richard Glover

Richard Glover In Conversation With Alex Sloan
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

Under Pressure

Moderator: Lucy Neave • Kaya Wilson, Natasha Sholl, Sam Vincent and Lech Blaine
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

Grilling The Democracy Sausage

Moderator: Chris Wallace • Jo Dyer, Stephen Charles and Mehreen Faruqi
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

Do We Still Have Time For Henry Lawson?

Moderator: Genevieve Jacobs • John Schumann, Richard Roxburgh and String Quartet (CSM)
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

Farmers Or Hunter-gatherers?

Peter Sutton In Conversation With Don Watson
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM
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Breaking The Code Of Silence

Moderator: Wendy McCarthy • Amy Remeikis, Sam Maiden, Louise Milligan and Katrina Marson
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

Catch Me If You Can

Moderator: Tim Ayliffe • Sandi Logan, Shelley Burr and Jack Heath
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

I’m Not Racist But, Where Are You Really From?

Moderator: Sunil Badami • Fiona Foley, Julianne Schultz and Judith Nangala Crispin
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

Love Stories

Trent Dalton In Conversation With Lisa Millar
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

The Space Between The Stars

Indira Naidoo In Conversation With Caroline Baum
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Let Me Tell You A Story

Chloe Hooper In Conversation With Richard Fidler
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

No Country For Farmers

Moderator: Lucy Barbour • Gabrielle Chan, Charlie Massy and Jeff Sparrow
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

The Write Stuff

Moderator: Genevieve Jacobs • Chris Flynn, Debra Oswald and Marion Frith
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Dying Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard

Moderator: Suzanne Leal • Megan Albany, Lucy Neave and Zoe Coyle
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM
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The Most Dangerous Books In The World

Jack Heath
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Was It Something I Said?

Lionel Shriver In Conversation With Chris Flynn
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

The Gospel According To Paul

Jonathan Biggins In Conversation With Fran Kelly
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Rethinking Possible

Moderator: Beejay Silcox • Lech Blaine, Carly-Jay Metcalfe, Ben Bravery and Natasha Sholl
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

The Price Of Freedom

Moderator: Allan Behm • Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Kristy Campion and Tim Ayliffe
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Natural Born Storytellers

Moderator: Jane O’Dwyer • Ruth Wilson, Jane Caro and Hilde Hinton
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
10.00 AM – 11.00 AM
SPECIAL EVENT • Literary Lunch

Homegrown

Paul West In Conversation With Emma Macdonald
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00PM – 2.00PM

The Village Dogs Of Pucklechuck

Emily Garrett In Conversation With Michele Seminara
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

Comrade — It’s Time Again!

Moderator: Paul Bongiorno • Christine Sykes, Jenny Hocking, John Faulkner and Paul Kelly
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

My Friend Anna

Rachel Deloache Williams In Conversation With Genevieve Gannon
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

Daughter Of The River Country

Dianne O’Brien In Conversation With Sue Williams
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

The Change Makers

Participating Chair: Linda Jaivin • Emma Batchelor, Diana Reid and Jo Dyer
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
12.00 PM – 1.00 PM

How To End A Story

Helen Garner In Conversation With Rosemarie Milsom
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

The Meaning Of Life, Death, And Everything In Between

Moderator: Norman Swan • Megan Albany, Chloe Hooper and Zoe Coyle
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

The Toughest Assignment

Moderator: Karen Middleton • Kylie Moore-Gilbert, John Lyons and Andrew Quilty
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

You Can Take The Person Out Of The Country...

Moderator: Sunil Badami • Yumna Kassab, Lisa Millar, Rick Morton and Veronica Gorrie
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

All Mixed Up

Jason Om In Conversation With Chris Flynn
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
2.00 PM – 3.00 PM

All In The Family

Moderator: Tom Gibson • Peter Garrett & Emily Garrett, Richard Glover & Debra Oswald, Sam Johnson…
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Around The World In 80 Plants

Jonathan Drori In Conversation With Nicole Abadee
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Crimes Against Nature

Moderator: Richie Merzian • Jeff Sparrow, Jonica Newby and David Lindenmayer
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Winter Tales

Moderator: Suzanne Leal • Nigel Featherstone, Lee Kofman, Karen Viggers and Sulari Gentill
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM
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Closing Night: Light Bulb Moment

Indira Naidoo, Samuel Johnson, Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Norman Swan, Veronica Gorrie, Rick Morton, Dianne O’Brien…
SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
6.00 PM – 7.30 PM
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We Bleed The Same

Liz Deep-Jones In Conversation With Thanush Selvarasa & Mannie Kaur Verma
SATURDAY 13 AUGUST 2022, SUNDAY 14 AUGUST 2022
SPECIAL EVENT • National Press Club Lunch

John Howard: A Sense Of Balance

John Howard in conversation with Virginia Haussegger
THURSDAY 18 AUGUST 2022
11.30AM – 1.30PM