Talks@Willoughby

The Talks@Willoughby program gives you the opportunity to hear authors and other guest speakers talking about their areas of expertise. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and, when the speaker is an author, you can buy their latest book and have your copy signed.

Bookings are required for Talks@Willoughby events.
For more information phone 9777 7900 or email library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au 


Talks@Willoughby presents Future D. Fidel speaking about Prize Fighter

Prize Fighter

Thursday 28 June 2018, 12.30-1.30pm
Book now for Future D. Fidel

Acclaimed playwright, Future D. Fidel will be speaking about his powerful debut novel Prize Fighter.

Isa is a Congolese refugee getting by in the Australian suburbs. Isa has a background that seems unimaginable in his new country - a childhood as a boy soldier.
Now, Isa's a brilliant boxer, but his most difficult opponent isn't in the ring - it's the terrors of his past.

Bookings essential. There is seating for 120 people and limited standing room is available. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. If you require special assistance with seating, please contact the Library prior to the event. 

Lindfield Bookshop will provide copies of the author's book for sale on the day.


Talks@Willoughby presents Michael Robotham speaking about The Other Wife

The Other Wife

Tuesday 17 July 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Book now for Michael Robotham

A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. When clinical psychologist Joe O’Loughlin is called to his father's hospital bed after a brutal attack, everything he once knew is turned upside down. Is it possible his father, the upstanding citizen, was leading a double life?
Michael Robotham's new psychological thriller, and final Joe O’Loughlin novel, will keep you on the edge of your seat until its shocking climax.

Bookings essential. There is seating for 120 people and limited standing room is available. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. If you require special assistance with seating, please contact the Library prior to the event. 

Lindfield Bookshop will provide copies of the author's book for sale on the day.


Talks@Willoughby presents Christian White speaking about The Nowhere Child

The Nowhere Child

Thursday 26 July 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Book now for Christian White

Inspired by Gillian Flynn’s frenetic suspense and Stephen King’s masterful world-building, Christian White's debut novel, The Nowhere Child, is a combustible tale of trauma, cult, conspiracy and memory. 

Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter whose projects include feature film Relic. The Nowhere Child is his first book. An early draft of this novel won the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, and rights were quickly sold into fifteen countries.

Bookings essential. There is seating for 120 people and limited standing room is available. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. If you require special assistance with seating, please contact the Library prior to the event. 

Lindfield Bookshop will provide copies of the author's book for sale on the day.


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