After a failed mountaineering expedition and a foot injury ended her outdoor adventures, Sydney lawyer Marie Byles embarked on a spiritual journey. Read the story to discover how she helped to shape Buddhism in Australia.
From tattooed convicts to Aboriginal evangelists; unionists, artists, suffragists and wowsers, all kinds of Australians have had an opinion on the Bible. This talk will explore some of the surprising and dynamic consequences for culture and society.
Join us at the Library for The B List, an exciting, new style of book club hosted Bri Lee. Each month Bri will be in conversation with an author previously shortlisted for one of the Library’s prestigious literary awards. After the conversation we will retire to our historic Friends Room where you will be able to buy a drink and chat further with your new book club friends!