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Author Talk – Chris Hammer in conversation
November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6 November, 6.00 – 8.00pm
Harry Bailey Memorial Library, Coffs Harbour
Chris Hammer will be in conversation with Claire Simmonds, talking about his new book – Silver – an enthralling and propulsive thriller and sequel to Scrublands.
His first book, The River, published in 2010 to critical acclaim, was the recipient of the ACT Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Walkley Book Award and the Manning Clark House National Cultural Award. Scrubland, his second book, was published in 2018 and was shortlisted for Best Debut Fiction at the Indie Book Awards.
Chris Hammer was a journalist for more than thirty years, dividing his career between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs. For many years he was a roving foreign correspondent for SBS TV’s flagship current affairs program Dateline.
Light refreshments will be served, and Chris’s books will be on sale courtesy of The Book Warehouse, Coffs Harbour.