Mon 25 Jun 2012
Join us for the first of the Events in Melbourne's Inaugural Rare Book Week - Thursday July 19th The Culture of the Book: celebrating our city of literature A Melbourne Conversation, presented by the City of Melbourne. Rare or ubiquitous, printed or digital, the book is central to our literary status in this the National Year of Reading.
Join our literary luminaries and bibliophiles as they tell their stories, celebrate books and reading, and reflect on the future of the book and bookshops in Melbourne.
Moderator and MC: Louise Adler AM - CEO and Publisher-in-Chief, Melbourne University Publishing. Panellists: Cheryl Akle - Project Director, Get Reading!, Sydney, Des Cowley - Rare Printed Collections Manager State Library of Victoria, Mary Dalmau - Director and General Manager, Reader's Feast Bookstore, Melbourne, and Douglas Stewart - Douglas Stewart Fine Books, Melbourne.
Where: BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne.
When: 67:30pm, Thursday July 19th
Web: thatsmelbourne.com.au Free admission
Over 50 free events.