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Author Talk: Debra Adelaide on reading as an obsession
Thursday, 3 May 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)
Sydney, New South Wales
UTS Library will be hosting a series of FREE author talks throughout the month of May as part of the continuing National Year of Reading celebrations.
The first talk will be presented by Debra Adelaide author of The Household Guide to Dying, published in 2009. Debra will be reading a piece of short fiction about reading as an obsession called 'In Bed with Flaubert' and discussing the topic of reading as it relates to her novel.
Debra Adelaide is a Sydney-based author. Her recent novel, The Household Guide to Dying, has been a worldwide success, having been published so far in Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, China, Italy and Poland.
In 2009 the novel was longlisted for the prestigious Orange Prize for fiction, along with 19 other novels by women from around the world. In Australia, it was recently shortlisted for the inaugural Randwick Literary Award.
The Household Guide to Dying will be available for sale at the talk and Debra will be signing copies of her book.
So bring your lunch and join us for what promises to be an interesting talk.
This is a free event.
All are welcome.
Bookings are required for non-UTS attendees.
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