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February 13th, 2016
Episode 857 of 903 episodes
'I had found not a book, but a writer, to whom my devotion became complete.' Lee Lin Chin Lee Lin Chin at the Gala Night of Storytelling 2016 At this year’s Gala Night of Storytelling, ten of Australia’s best thinkers, entertainers and storytellers shared how and why certain books have shaped their thinking. We’ll hear from Anna Funder, Kon Karapanagiotidis, Russel Howcroft, Susan Carland, Tony Windsor, Sarah Blasko, Jack Charles, Graeme Simsionand Nakkiah Lui soon – but first up, here's Lee Lin Chin on discovering her 'terminal attachment to literature … where one communed very intimately with people, and their worlds,' plus William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. #TheBookThatChangedMe What’s the book that changed you? More to say? Talk it out with the Wheeler Centre community. All messages as part of this discussion and any opinions, advice, statements, or other information contained in any messages or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not the Wheeler Centre.
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