Now in their sixth year, The Wheeler Centre are kicking off 2016 by showcasing some of the finest and brightest writers and thinkers Australia and the world have to offer, including the likes of Miranda July, Richard Dawkins and David Suzuki.
The program features keynote speeches, thoughts, discussions and arguments from David Walsh, Masha Gessen, David Suzuki, Etgar Keret, Anita Hiss, foreign correspondent Simon Winchester, Penny Arcade, Tim Flannery, Muriel Barbery, Mark Dapin, Martin McKenzie-Murray, Gideon Haigh, Sally Warhaft, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Hugo Race, Naomi Oreskes, David Astle, Tony Wilson, James Henry and more.
Highlights from the extensive and diverse program include the annual Gala Night of Storytelling as Lee Lin Chin, Anna Funder, Tony Windsor and more discuss the books that shaped their thinking. Elsewhere, LA based artist and author Miranda July will host an evening detailing the creation of books, performances and personal protection devices while seminal thinker and author of The God Delusion Richard Dawkins will arrive for a discussion of atheism, pragmatism and his commitment to lifelong learning.
Season one will run from Monday February 15 to Thursday March 31. For free bookings and full program details of over two dozen events, head to The Wheeler Centre.