Books & Talks

Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future

Ageless and fearless and barefoot in Gombe National Park, Tanzania. Dr Jane Goodall is still a woman driven by passion and that passion has not waned. Still relevant, Still challenging the status quo at age 84. Beginning as a humble secretary in Kenya 55 years ago, young Jane Goodall was sent by her then employer […]

Citizen Writes

This weekend 10 emerging writers from culturally diverse backgrounds will share their works of short fiction in an innovative project which speaks to the power of the community. The writers involved in the Citizen Writes project were selected by an independent judging panel with representatives from the top literary institutions such as Sydney Story Factory, […]

Ian Cairns – Kanga

Former champion surfer Ian Cairns will be hosted by The Bucket List at Bondi Beach tomorrow to launch his book KANGA and answer any questions on surf-related issues.  If you are unsure of who this surfing legend is, he is regarded as one of Australia’s best big wave riders, taking on huge waves on the North […]

Something To Wrestle With Bruce Prichard Live

During the height of wrestling’s boom period, there were only three men privy to the inner workings of the worlds biggest promotion, WWE. Those three men being Vince McMahon, Pat Patterson and Bruce Prichard. Fast forward to today and only one of these men is sharing previously untold stories, and that is Bruce Prichard with […]

Inside Making A Murderer And The Staircase

The incredible success of the two Netflix series, The Staircase and Making A Murderer, proves that people never get tired of hearing a good crime story. So popular were these shows - which focused on the judicial process in two highly publicised murder cases - that the lawyers involved in each have been invited to […]

Screw Loose by Peter Blazey

First published 20 years ago, Peter Blazey’s audacious, irresistible autobiography Screw Loose is now available in a revised edition with a foreword by Michael Kirby. Candid and at times provocative, these self styled ‘uncalled for memoirs’ encompass five decades in the life of the controversial Australian journalist, biographer and gay activist. Blazey got the scoop on […]

REVIEW: The Wit And Wisdom Of Donald J. Trump (The J Stands For Genius)

From Sydney-based cartoonist Mark Lynch comes his new book The Wit And Wisdom Of Donald J. Trump (The J stands For Genius). As a former editorial cartoonist for The Australian newspaper, Lynch is no stranger to political humour. This is very evident as you flick through the pages of his new book, with each turn […]

REVIEW: Charles Freyberg – Dining At The Edge

Like Kenneth Slessor before him, poet Charles Freyberg thrives on the contrasts and unconformity of Kings Cross, and after some 20 years of observation and participation has produced Dining at the Edge, a book of poems at once fascinating for their unsentimentality and wonderful for its clarity of language. Sometimes Freyberg is the observer and at […]

The Minimalists

In their first Australian and New Zealand tour, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus will record a live version of their wildly popular podcast series, The Minimalists. Their journey to seek a simpler and more real approach to life has seen the two inspire millions of people worldwide. Coming to Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on March […]

Justice Literary Event

It’s 10 years since the Edmund Rice Centre (ERC), a non-profit organisation striving for social change, first held its Justice Literary Event. This one day conference features prominent children’s authors discussing how literature and the arts can be used to address issues around human rights, social justice and the environment. The biennial event is attended by […]