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Texts in the City: Stasiland The Wheeler Centre, 4:30PM - 5:15PM, Tuesday 26 February 2013 Studying a book or film can be a short-cut to consigning it to boredom. But our Texts in the City series – a gift to students, their teachers and lifelong learners – brings the VCE English and Literature lists to life.
Each week, our hosts – authors Lili Wilkinson and Tony Birch – will interview experts intimately familiar with the texts, unearthing those hidden gems that could help your essay shine.
Lili Wilkinson is a reader and writer of Young Adult fiction. She was first published at age twelve in Voiceworks magazine. Her titles include Scatterheart, Pink and most recently Love-Shy and The Zigzag Effect.
Melinda Harvey is Lecturer in English at Monash University, where she teaches courses on 20th Century Modernism, contemporary literature and creative writing. Since 2004, she has been a regular book reviewer for numerous Australian newspapers and magazines including the Australian, Age, Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Book Review. (rodneyvc)… (mer)
Anna Funder - Literary Luncheon in aid of Barnardos Australia
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The Tattered Cover is delighted to welcome four esteemed authors for our annual Writers Respond to Readers event. This full day event brings writers and readers, and book club members, together in an intimate setting to talk about books and writing.
Author Discussion & Signing "All That I Am" by Anna Funder Thursday, January 24 @ 6:00 p.m. “In All That I Am, Anna Funder delivers a sweeping first novel that covers love and war, friendship and betrayal, and the bonds that define a life.” —Ann Patchett
about When Hitler seizes power in 1933, a tight-knit group of friends and lovers suddenly become hunted outlaws overnight. Dora, liberated and fearless; her lover, the great playwright Ernst Toller; Ruth; and Ruth's journalist husband, Hans find refuge in London. There, using secret contacts deep inside the Nazi regime, they take breathtaking risks to warn the world of Hitler's plans for war. But England is not the safe haven they think it will be, and a single, chilling act of betrayal will tear them apart....
Based on true events, All That I Am is testament to some of the earliest—now forgotten—heroes of the resistance to Hitler.
praise “Funder writes with grace and conviction about the intrusion of the political on the domestic and the thrill of falling in love over a cause.” —New York Times Book Review
“An enthralling historical novel.” —O, the Oprah Magazine
“The strengths of Funder’s writing are emotional and imaginative. In what she has to say about love, loss and betrayal there is profound truth.” —The Times (London)
author Anna Funder's international bestseller, Stasiland, won the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction. Her debut novel, All That I Am, has won many prizes, including the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award. Anna Funder lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and children.
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