Celebrate our ongoing love affair with the book in a series of pop-up talks in the World of the book exhibition and other special events for UNESCO World Book Day. Visit each event page for further details and to book.
World Book Day program - Monday 23 April
Pop-up talks in the World of the book exhibition
10.30am: The book in history – from the codex to contemporary art BOOKED OUT
11.30am: Books that changed the world BOOKED OUT
2.30pm: The lady vanishes - the intrepid Rose de Freycinet BOOKED OUT
Public lecture in the Conference Centre
Discover the story of cheap books, from the 19th-century launch of mass education to today’s bargain bins.
Live podcast in Experimedia
6-7pm: Author in conversation: Christos Tsiolkas BOOKED OUT
See award-winning author Christos Tsiolkas in this live recording with Nic Brasch, host of The Garret: writers on writing podcast, discussing the art, craft and business of writing.