…history isn’t the paper it’s printed on. It’s memory, and memory is time, emotions and song. History is the things that stay with you.
Paul Beatty’s blistering novel The Sellout has rocked the literary world with its brilliant prose, fearless provocation and mischievous wit. T
The first American winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, Paul Beatty joins Wesley Enoch, Director of the Sydney Festival and past Queensland Theatre Company Artistic Director in a conversation about humour, writing and what we mean by progress.
Contemporary Indigenous Australian artist Fred Leone, front man of hip hop group Impossible Odds, and head of the Yawar Nuba dance group will present a brand new spoken word performance as part of the event inspired by his Tongan and South Sea Islander heritage.
Copies of The Sellout will be available for purchase on the evening from the SLQ Bookshop.