Main Program: Simon Winchester: A Case for Curiosity



 
28 Oct 2017 11:45 - 12:45
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NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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An intellectual adventurer armed with insatiable curiosity, Simon Winchester’s bestselling books of narrative history include The Professor and the Madman, Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded and most recently, Pacific. Set sail for a survey of the meticulous explorations of an author who is storyteller to the core.

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Seorang petualang intelektual terpelajar yang dipersenjatai dengan rasa ingin tahu yang tak terpuaskan, buku terlaris dari kisah naratif The Professor and The Madman, Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded dan karya yang terbaru berjudul Pasific. Berlayar untuk menyelidiki tentang eksplorasi yang sangat teliti dari seorang penulis yang merupakan pendongeng inti.

Featuring

Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester is the New York Times bestselling author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded and The Professor and the Madman. His recent titles include Pacific and The Men …


Michael Williams

Michael Williams is the Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. Previous host of ABC Radio National’s Blueprint for Living, he now hosts Talkfest and …



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