NGV Members Book Club
Discuss art, culture and literature with local and international authors, curators and special guests in this popular monthly program exclusive to NGV Members. Members receive 10% discount on all Book Club titles when purchased through the NGV Shop.
That Deadman Dance, Kim Scott
Mon 28 Jul, 11-12.30pm & Thu 31 Jul, 6-7.30pm
Set in the first decades of the 19th century in the area around what is now Albany, Western Australia. In playful, musical prose, the book explores the early contact between the Aboriginal Noongar people and the first European settlers. That Deadman Dance is a fascinating, powerful portrait of Australia's earliest days.
Secrecy, Rupert Thomson
Fri 22 Aug, 11-12.30pm
In conjunction with the Melbourne Writers Festival, Rupert Thomson joins us to discuss his novel Secrecy, a tale of intrigue, love and murder set in seventeeth-century Florence.