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Readings Foundation charity author auction: a special one-night only event

Readings State Library — State Library Victoria, 285-321 Russell St, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

We are thrilled to announce the first-ever Readings Personal Shopper Author auction, a special one-night only charity event with some of your favourite authors to raise money for the Readings Foundation.

Held in conjunction with Penguin Random House, this charity event takes the familiar idea of the personal shopper, and gives it a distinctly literary twist. If you’re lucky enough to be the highest bidder, you and a friend will attend an exclusive cocktail party on Tuesday 28 May 2019, where your personal shopper will guide you on a personal tour of the shelves of Readings at the State Library. The participating authors for the auction are (in alphabetical order):

  • Alison Lester
  • Elliot Perlman
  • George Megalogenis
  • Jamila Rizvi
  • Jane Godwin & Michael Wagner
  • John Safran
  • Marc Martin
  • Marieke Hardy
  • Michael Carr-Gregg
  • Paul Bangay
  • Scott Pickett

Find out more about the auction here and here, and place a bid here. Bidding closes 21 May, 5:00pm.