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*ONLINE* Sarah Krasnostein - The Believer

From the bestselling author of The Trauma Cleaner

2021-04-15 19:30:00 2021-04-15 20:30:00 Australia/Melbourne *ONLINE* Sarah Krasnostein - The Believer This book is about ghosts and gods and flying saucers and certainty in the absence of knowledge. VIRTUAL EVENT

Thursday, April 15
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-15 19:30:00 2021-04-15 20:30:00 Australia/Melbourne *ONLINE* Sarah Krasnostein - The Believer This book is about ghosts and gods and flying saucers and certainty in the absence of knowledge. VIRTUAL EVENT

This book is about ghosts and gods and flying saucers and certainty in the absence of knowledge.

From award-winning author Sarah Krasnostein comes an exploration of the power of belief. Weaving together the stories of six extraordinary ordinary people, The Believer looks at the stories we tell ourselves to deal with the distance between the world as it is, and the world as we’d like it to be. How they can stunt us – or save us.

Some of the people you will meet believe in things most people don’t. Ghosts. UFOs. Heaven and the Devil. The literal creation of the universe in six days.

Others believe in things most people would like to. Dying with autonomy. Facing one’s own transgressions with an open heart.

In this intensely personal and gorgeously written new book, Krasnostein talks with her characteristic compassion and empathy to these believers – and finds out what happens when their beliefs crash into her own.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Talks |

TAGS: | recommended |

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Phone: (03) 4201 0600
Branch manager
Katherine O’Neill

Hours

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Mon, Apr 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 14 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 15 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 16 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Apr 17 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 18 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Tel: (03) 4201 0600

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