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Trent Dalton in conversation with Malcolm Knox

31 Oct 2023 Recent Events
Lola in the Mirror is Trent Dalton’s new novel. A powerful portrait of a young woman deciding between flight or fight, it is “is big, fast moving, blackly funny, violent, heartbreaking and ultimately beautiful”.
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[SOLD OUT] Killing For Country – David Marr in conversation with Marian Wilkinson

One of the country’s most respected investigative reporters, David Marr discovers that his forebears were members of the Native Police and involved in atrocities during Australia’s Frontier War. Killing for Country: A Family Story
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[SOLD OUT] Lunch with Belinda Jeffery

12 Oct 2023 Recent Events
Belinda Jeffery is one of Australia’s best loved cookery writers and teachers. It is our great pleasure to welcome her to Bookoccino for a special in-store lunch party. We will be serving favourite Belinda
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[SOLD OUT] The Teacher’s Pet – Hedley Thomas talks to Raymond Bonner about his new book

Be the first to hear The Teacher’s Pet podcast creator Hedley Thomas talk about his new book. He take us back to the scene of the crime to talk about the journey to justice
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[SOLD OUT] Menopause on the Beaches: An Evening with Dr Louise Newson

Bookoccino and Avalon Family Medical Practice are excited to welcome GP, and menopause specialist Dr Louise Newson to discuss her latest book, The Definitive Guide to the Perimenopause and Menopause. This will be followed
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[SOLD OUT] Flawed Hero – Truth, lies and war crimes with Chris Masters

Flawed Hero: Truth, Lies and War Crimes, is the fall-from-grace story of Australia’s most decorated soldier, Ben Roberts Smith. The author, Chris Masters, a veteran journalist whose reporting for the Sydney Morning Herald led
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[SOLD OUT] Richard Glover and Wendy Harmer serve up some hilarity

Two of Australia’s finest comedians, Richard Glover and Wendy Harmer will cover everything from noisy restaurants, pre-ripped jeans and pedestrians who walk five abreast, to being the “funny looking kid” who grew into a
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[SOLD OUT] Danielle Alvarez Sunday Lunch

01 Sep 2023 Recent Events
Join us for a long, lazy lunch with one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs, Danielle Alvarez. Danielle has a rich culinary background, having worked at iconic Californian establishments The French Laundry and Chez Panisse. The highly sought
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AGAINST THE WATER – Owen Wright in conversation with Tom Carroll

Two champion surfers come together for an inspirational and intimate evening. World Champion and Olympic surfer Owen Wright will be In conversation with 2 time World Champ Tom Carroll. They discuss Owen’s incredible recovery
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[SOLD OUT] Your Name is Not Anxious

26 Jul 2023 Recent Events
Your Name is Not Anxious Our world is riddled with anxiety, but need not be. In Your Name is Not Anxious, Dr Stephanie Dowrick, shares a whole body, whole-self approach to radically reduce stress and
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[SOLD OUT] WORKSHOP: An Introduction to Breath with Dr Rosalba Courtney

02 Jul 2023 Recent Events
This program is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their breathing or learn the skills of how to improve mental and physical functioning using the breath as the foundation for physical or psychological
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Polis Series – Federal Election

03 Apr 2023 Recent Events
Polis Series – 3rd, 10th & 1st May with Federal Candidates Debate on 9th May With the Federal Election upon us, Bookoccino is pleased to be hosting a series of discussions-debates on key voting
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28 Mar 2023 Recent Events
When Sally Douglas and Imogen Carn lost their mums unexpectedly and only months apart, they struggled to find grief support that approached the topic in a relatable way. So, they created Good Mourning, a
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01 Mar 2023 Recent Events
Award-winning journalist and author Kate Legge turns her prodigious writing talent to an examination of four generations of her and her ex-husband’s families in ‘Infidelity and Other Affairs.’ In conversation with Geraldine Doogue Trent
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21 Feb 2023 Recent Events
As heir apparent to his father’s global empire, Lachlan Murdoch is poised to become the world’s most powerful media mogul. But who is the enigmatic son of Rupert Murdoch and how does he exercise
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