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Talking Ideas

State Library of Queensland

4th May - 12th June

Live events with the world's best authors, thinkers and commentators.

Join the conversation at the State Library of Queensland's Talking Ideas series, featuring celebrated authors from around the globe.

  • Free Livestream from Sydney Writers’ Festival: 4 & 5 MAY | 10am–5pm, slq Knowledge Walk, main foyer, level 1
  • Less with Andrew Sean Greer, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: 7 MAY | 7–8.15pm, slq Auditorium 2, level 2
  • Akala: Natives, Race and Class in the Ruins of the Empire, UK hip hop artist and commentator: 8 MAY | 7–8.15pm, slq Auditorium 1, level 2
  • Factfulness with Anna Rosling: 22 MAY | 7–8.15pm, slq Auditorium 1, level 2
  • Narelle Oliver Lecture with Bruce Pascoe, author of Dark Emu: 24 MAY | 7–8.15pm, slq Auditorium 1, level 2
  • A Journey to Viking Iceland with Kári Gíslason, experience dazzling sagas, sounds and images from Viking Iceland: 12 JUNE | 7–8.15pm, slq Auditorium 1, level 2

 

Enjoy live music, hot snacks, cold beer and wine at the Library Café Bar before each event. Books are also available for purchase and signing.

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