Attend a Q&A with Lloyd Jones

by The Listener / 27 August, 2013
The Listener, Penguin Books, and the NZ Book Council invite you to attend a Q&A with Lloyd Jones.
Join Listener Books & Culture editor Guy Somerset for a conversation with acclaimed New Zealand author Lloyd Jones about his new book, A History of Silence: A Memoir.

Lloyd Jones. Photo/David White


Superbly written, A History of Silence is an extraordinary work from one of New Zealand’s master storytellers. It uncovers Jones’s past … revealing stories he never expected to find. The 2011 earthquake that shook Christchurch to its core led Jones to investigate his own foundations and family history. And so begins a quest to revisit what has been buried by a legacy of silence.

Jones is one of New Zealand’s best known contemporary writers. His works include Biografi, a New York Times Notable Book, and the novels The Book of Fame – winner of numerous literary awards – Choo Woo, Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance, Paint Your Wife, Hand Me Down World and the phenomenally successful Mister Pip, winner of the 2007 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Montana Medal for Fiction and the Kiriyama Writers’ Prize, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and adapted into a film, which goes on general release on October 3.

THE DETAILS


WELLINGTON
DATE: Monday, September 9
TIME: 6.30pm
TICKET PRICE: $20
LOCATION: City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington

AUCKLAND
DATE: Tuesday, September 17
TIME: 6.30pm
TICKET PRICE: $20
LOCATION: Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Silver Road, Epsom, Auckland

TO ORDER


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Cheque: Please post your name and address with a cheque for the total of the number of tickets you require made out to ‘NZ Magazines’ to:
‘Listener Event’, PO Box 90119, Victoria St West, Auckland 1142

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