November 24: Gary Linnell will talk about his book, Buckley's Chance, about convict escapee William Buckley, at Muse at 3pm. $15 includes a drink. Bookings: musecanberracom.au.
November 25: Ross Garnaut will be in conversation with Frank Jotzo on Garnaut's new book, Superpower: Australia's Low-Carbon Opportunities, in a free ANU/Canberra Times Meet the Author event. 6pm in the Cinema, Kambri Cultural Centre, ANU.Bookings: anu.edu.au/events or 6125 4144.
November 26: Ambassador Samantha Power will discuss her book, The Education of an Idealist, detailing her journey to presidential cabinet official, at Llewellyn Hall at 6.30pm. eventbrite.com.au.
November 27: Blanche d'Alpuget will be in conversation with Frank Bongiorno about Bob Hawke: The Complete Biography, in a free ANU/Canberra Times Meet the Author event. 6pm in the Cinema, Kambri Cultural Centre, ANU. Bookings: anu.edu.au/events or 6125 4144.
November 28: Helen Ennis will be in conversation with Alex Sloan about Ennis's biography, Olive Cotton: A life in photography, at 6pm at the National Library of Australia. Bookings: nla.gov.au or 6262 1111.
November 28: Granville Allen Mawer will launch his new book, Uncommon Valour: The Story of the Victoria Cross, and will be in conversation with local historian Richard Reid. At Paperchain Bookstore in Manuka from 6pm. info@paperchainbookstore or 6295 6723.
November 28: Poetry at Manning Clark House is at 7.30pm with Lizz Murphy, Robyn Sykes and Victoria McGrath. 11 Tasmania Circuit, Forrest. $10 entry, nibbles and wine included.
November 29: Xavier Hennekinne, author (together with artist-illustrator Phil Day) of Lost Words, will be in conversation with Sarah Rice at Paperchain Bookstore, Manuka at 6pm. info@paperchainbookstore or 6295 672.
December 1: Shane Tindall will discuss her novel, Just Like A Son, about a Canberra teenager who becomes a fighter pilot, at Woden Library at 2pm. Ages 16+. eventbrite.com.au.
December 1: Tim Ayliffe will talk about his thriller, State of Fear, at Muse at 3pm. $15 includes a drink. Bookings: musecanberra.com.au.
December 2: That Poetry Thing: Merlinda Bobis (ACT) and Zenobia Frost (Queensland). Smith's Alternative, 76 Alinga St, Civic, 7pm-9pm. $10 waged/ $5 unwaged, includes open mic.
December 3: Peter Hartcher will be in conversation with Mark Kenny on Peter's new Quarterly Essay, Red Flag. Waking Up To China's Challenge, in a free ANU/Canberra Times Meet the Author event, 6pm at T2 Lecture Theatre, Kambri Cultural Centre, ANU. Bookings at anu.edu.au/events or 6125 4144.
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