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October Events At NZ Book Council

AMITAV GHOSH Harper Collins 6 OCT, DOWNSTAGE THEATRE, 12.00 - 1.00PM $7 Book Council Member, $8 Unwaged, $10 NonMember

Join Amitav Ghosh in Wellington with his much anticipated new novel The Hungry Tide. Born in Calcutta, Ghosh worked for the Indian Express in New Delhi before immigrating to England. He earned his doctorate at Oxford, and then wrote his first novel, The Circle of Reason. Ghosh earned his international reputation with The Glass Palace. Chair: Jane Stafford

MAX CRYER Exisle Publishing 13 OCT, CITY GALLERY THEATRE, 12.00 - 1.00PM $5 Book Council Member, $6 Unwaged, $8 NonMember

Using both word and song, entertainer, broadcaster and best-selling author, Max Cryer will discuss the curious history of the New Zealand national anthem and singer Cathie Harrop will perform some of the other songs that might have taken its place. Chair: Tony Simpson

New Zealand Book Council events are presented with the support of: Creative New Zealand, The Dominion Post, and Dymocks Booksellers.

Book your tickets by: Mail: New Zealand Book Council, Level 5, Old Wool House, 139-141 Featherston Street, Wellington Email: events@bookcouncil.org.nz In Person: New Zealand Book Council, Level 5, Old Wool House, 139-141 Featherston Street, Wellington

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