Tags: Non-fiction

Don Watson | Watsonia

With his wit, vigour, penetrating gaze and cutting style, Don Watson has infused the lifeblood of Australian writing. The acclaimed author of many books and a former speechwriter for Keating, Watson has now published a collection of his prolific output in Watsonia. On November 23 from 7pm, Don Watson will be in conversation about the […]

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Jenny Hocking | The Palace Letters

A political betrayal. A constitutional crisis. A hidden correspondence. Since the infamous event of Gough Whitlam’s sacking, the letters exchanged between John Kerr and the palace have remained hidden. It took Professor Jenny Hocking 10 years and a four-year legal battle to force the National Archives to release the letters. The Palace Letters is the […]

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Geoff Raby in conversation with Geraldine Doogue

In an exclusive live-streamed event, hear Australia’s former ambassador to China Geoff Raby in conversation with Geraldine Doogue on Australia’s future position in global affairs, as told in his new book. The event will be streamed live on the Roaring Stories Facebook page. A limited number of tickets were available to see the event in-person […]

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Garry Linnell | Moonlite

He’s won a Walkley award for his journalism; been editorial director at Fairfax and made the bestseller list with his book Buckley’s Chance. Now, the Geelong-born Garry Linnell has written a luminous work of novelistic nonfiction: Moonlite: The Tragic Love Story of Captain Moonlite and the Bloody End of the Bushrangers. On October 20, Garry […]

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Marian Wilkinson | The Carbon Club

In this long-awaited and explosive work, multi-award-winning journalist Marian Wilkinson gives the inside story of how a network of influential climate sceptics, politicians and business leaders fought to control Australia’s response to the climate crisis. At a Roaring Stories event, Wilkinson will reveal how she tracked down the carbon club and uncovered its motives, alliances […]

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John Baker Live | Stalin’s Wine Cellar

Combine a superior palate, a taste for adventure and a Communist dictator’s high-vintage hoard and you get the Raider’s of the Lost Ark of wine: a quest for Stalin’s secret multimillion dollar wine cellar. The ‘Indiana Jones’ of this journey is John Baker – a connoisseur, entrepreneur and eighties rock n roll promoter from Sydney. […]

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