ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author series

The ANU Meet the Author Series has captivated the Canberra community for nearly three decades now, drawing some of the biggest names in literature, history and current affairs.  Talks are regularly podcasted and available through Soundcloud.

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Past events

Picture of Tara Moss
Picture of Tara Moss

1 Jun 2016, 6–7pm

Tara Moss will be in conversation with Amanda Whitley on Tara's new book ...
Front cover of the book - The Lucky Country?
Front cover of the book - The Lucky Country?

7 Jun 2016, 6–7pm

Ian Lowe's new book, 'The Lucky Country? Reinventing Australia', is a powerful...
Justin Cronin credit Julie Soefer
Justin Cronin credit Julie Soefer

30 Aug 2016, 6–7pm

Bestselling American author Justin Cronin – in his only Canberra...
Front cover of Albanese: Telling is Straight
Front cover of Albanese: Telling is Straight

12 Sep 2016, 6–7pm

Albanese: Telling it Straight is Karen Middleton’s new biography of Anthony Albanese...
Don Watson
Don Watson

13 Sep 2016, 6–7pm

Don Watson will be in conversation with Professor Bates Gill on Watson’s new ...
Graeme Simsion. Credit James Penlidis
Graeme Simsion. Credit James Penlidis

19 Sep 2016, 6.30–7.30pm

The Best of Adam Sharp is a novel about love, music and coming to terms with...
Hannah Kent (credit Lauren Bamford).
Hannah Kent (credit Lauren Bamford).

3 Oct 2016, 6.30–7.30pm

Hannah Kent will be in conversation with Professor Jen Webb, Director of the Centre for...
The Secret Cold War - The Official History of ASIO 1975-1989
The Secret Cold War - The Official History of ASIO 1975-1989

27 Oct 2016, 6.30–7.30pm

The Secret Cold War: The Official History of ASIO, 1975-1989 The inside account...
Photo credit, Kathy Luu
Photo credit, Kathy Luu

22 Nov 2016, 6–7pm

Quarterly Essay 64 - The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Belonging In a landmark...
Paul Livingston, Paul McDermott and Tim Ferguson
Paul Livingston, Paul McDermott and Tim Ferguson

5 Dec 2016, 6–7pm

D.A.A.S.: Their Part in My Downfall  On the road with the Doug Anthony All-Stars...
Paul Keating
Paul Keating

8 Dec 2016, 6–7pm

ANU/The Canberra Times meet the author event with Troy Bramston Troy Bramston...
Book cover of The Pleasures of Leisure
Book cover of The Pleasures of Leisure

29 May 2017, 6–7pm

ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT Robert Dessaix will be in conversation...

30 May 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

ANU/CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT Chloe Shorten will be in conversation with...
Bookcover of Depends What You Mean By Extremist
Bookcover of Depends What You Mean By Extremist

7 Jun 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT ANU/CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT John Safran in...
Anna Krien
Anna Krien

21 Jun 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR Anna Krien will be in conversation with Will...
Jamila Rizvi
Jamila Rizvi

4 Jul 2017, 6–7pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT PLEASE...

27 Jul 2017, 6–7pm

ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT In association with School of Regulation...
Gail Kelly
Gail Kelly

14 Aug 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

THIS EVENT IS BOOKED OUT. ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT Join us for...

12 Sep 2017, 6–7pm

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR In ...
Benjamin Law © 2012 Paul Harris
Benjamin Law © 2012 Paul Harris

19 Sep 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

THIS EVENT IS BOOKED OUT. ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT BENJAMIN LAW...

20 Sep 2017, 6–7pm

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED.  ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT...
Nelson Mandela & Gareth Evans
Nelson Mandela & Gareth Evans

11 Oct 2017, 6.15–9.30pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Professor Gareth Evans will join Laura Tingle in conversation...
Peter Greste
Peter Greste

16 Oct 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

ANU/CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT The ANU Department of International Relations...
Front cover of Kevin Rudd's book. Text says Kevin Rudd - Not for the faint-hearted. A personal reflection on life, politics and purpose
Front cover of Kevin Rudd's book. Text says Kevin Rudd - Not for the faint-hearted. A personal reflection on life, politics and purpose

27 Oct 2017, 6–7pm

ANU will be hosting the only Canberra public event for Kevin Rudd’s autobiography, ...
Labor of Love bookcover
Labor of Love bookcover

7 Nov 2017, 6.30–7.30pm

Terri Butler and Andrew Leigh will be in conversation on Terri's new book Labor of Love...
Chris Masters
Chris Masters

14 Nov 2017, 6–7pm

ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT Chris Masters will be in conversation...