Meet Amanda Niehaus
Date & time
Thu 28 Nov 2019
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Add to Calendar 2019-11-28 18:30 2019-11-28 19:30 Australia/Brisbane Meet Amanda Niehaus The rains come to Brisbane just as Elise and Dan descend into grief. Elise, a scientist, believes that isolation and punishing fieldwork will heal her pain. Her husband Dan, a writer, questions the truths of his life, and looks to art for answers. Worlds apart, Elise and Dan must find a way to forgive themselves and each other before it’s too late. An astounding debut novel that forensically and poetically explores the intersections of art and science, sex and death, and the heartbreaking complexity of love. Join scientist, cancer survivor and author Amanda Niehaus as she discusses the writing of her first novel, <em>The Breeding Season</em>, science and scientists in fiction and the importance of having cake and eating it, too. Books will be available for purchase on the day, or bring your copy from home for Amanda to sign.&nbsp;To reserve your place, <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/meet-amanda-niehaus-kenmore-library-tickets-70453439133?aff=ebdssbdestsearch" target="_blank">visit Eventbrite</a> or phone the library. Kenmore Library, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore
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Age

Young adults, Adults, Seniors

Cost

Free

The rains come to Brisbane just as Elise and Dan descend into grief. Elise, a scientist, believes that isolation and punishing fieldwork will heal her pain. Her husband Dan, a writer, questions the truths of his life, and looks to art for answers. Worlds apart, Elise and Dan must find a way to forgive themselves and each other before it’s too late.

An astounding debut novel that forensically and poetically explores the intersections of art and science, sex and death, and the heartbreaking complexity of love. Join scientist, cancer survivor and author Amanda Niehaus as she discusses the writing of her first novel, The Breeding Season, science and scientists in fiction and the importance of having cake and eating it, too.

Books will be available for purchase on the day, or bring your copy from home for Amanda to sign. To reserve your place, visit Eventbrite or phone the library.

Bookings

Bookings required. Phone Kenmore Library on 07 3407 0258 to reserve your place.

Venue

Kenmore Library, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore

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