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Book Launch: Wild Abandon

Online

Please note: This is an online event.

We are thrilled to be celebrating the release of Emily Bitto’s new novel, Wild Abandon.

This is a headlong tumble through the falling world of end-days capitalism, a haunting, hyperreal snapshot of our own strange times. In fall of 2011, a heartbroken young Australian man travels to the USA. Landing in the excessive, uncanny-familiar glamour and plenitude of New York City, Will makes a vow to say yes to everything that comes his way. By fate or random chance, Will’s journey takes him deep into the American heartland where he meets Wayne Gage, a fast-living, troubled Vietnam veteran, would-be spirit guide and collector of exotic animals.These two men in crisis form an unlikely friendship, but Will has no idea just how close to the edge Wayne truly is. This lyrical and devastating new novel from the Stella Prize-winning author of The Strays offers us startling and profound visions of the world and our place in it.

Ticket prices

Link - $5

Link and a signed copy of Wild Abandon sent to your home - $35 (Australian addresses only)

To redeem this offer, please book on Try Booking here.


How to ‘attend’ a virtual event at Readings

This event commences online at 6.30pm using the video conferencing platform Zoom.

To book for this event, you must provide your email address.

To ensure the Zoom event stays private, participants will be emailed a unique zoom link and a password 30 minutes before the event begins on the day of the event. Please check your email.

All bookings for online events will be closed one hour before the event begins.

You do not need to have a Zoom account to join a meeting, but mobile users will need to download the Zoom app for their device. Desktop and laptop users can either download the Zoom application or access the event via their web browser.

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Wild Abandon

Wild Abandon

Emily Bitto

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