Author Talk: Jeff Sparrow


Saturday, 10 November 2018 - 2pm to 3pm


  • General Admission: $10.00
  • State Library Friends Members: FREE

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Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor

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Author Talk: Jeff Sparrow

Trigger Warnings: Political Correctness and the Rise of the Right


For decades Donald Trump built a persona based on conspicuous consumption and excess – and then he won the presidency on an anti-establishment ticket. Jeff Sparrow attempts to explain the paradox of Trump and how his rise to power confounds traditional political narratives.


Jeff Sparrow is a writer, editor, and broadcaster,and an honorary fellow at Victoria University. He writes a fortnightly column for The Guardian and contributes regularly to many other publications, as well as being a member of the 3RRR Breakfasters radio team. Jeff is the immediate past editor of the literary and cultural journal Overland, and the author of several books, including Communism: A Love Story and Killing: Misadventures In Violence.


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