Friends are invited to an exciting new Meet the Author event with award-winning author, Alex Miller.

Alex will be talking about his acclaimed new book, Max, shortlisted for the 2021 National Biography Prize. 

“As readers of Alex Miller, we feel ourselves to be in the presence of a great heart and a penetrating sensibility, and in the thrall of one of our nation’s most beloved writers.” 

                         - Tom Griffiths, Emeritus Professor of History, ANU

An astonishing, moving tribute to Alex's friend, Max Blatt, that is at once a meditation on memory itself, on friendship and a reminder to the reader that history belongs to humanity.

Attending this event
Our online Meet the Author event is held live via Zoom, enabling you to join this Friendly chat from the comfort of your own home.  

To join this event, please register for the event with your Friends membership number. We will send out an email prior to the event with the Zoom URL, as well as reminder emails a week, a day and an hour before the webinar with the URL to join.

Be sure to check system requirements to avoid any connection issues: (note: this is to test your connection, so please ignore the webcam and audio components)

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