Bringing the literary world to you, all year round
On the second Tuesday of each month at 8 pm (AEST), join MJBW for a series of FREE livestreamed curated literary events.
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  • Book club discussions of live interviews with local and international authors, playwrights and more

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Upcoming Livestream Events

Past Livestream Events

Colum McCann in conversation with Mark Raphael Baker

Broadcast live from New York to Melbourne, Melbourne Jewish Book Week — in partnership with Plus61J — is thrilled to bring you Colum McCann, the international award-winning author of Let the Great World Spin, discussing his new book Apeirogon with Mark Raphael Baker.

Philippe Sands in conversation with Mark Raphael Baker

Philippe Sands — eminent international barrister and award-winning author of ‘East West Street’ — discusses his new book, ‘The Ratline’, with Mark Raphael Baker.

Plagues, Pandemics and Preventing Panic: Professor David Isaacs and Dr Elizabeth Finkel

In trying to navigate the unknown future, what can the past teach us? Join paediatric infectious disease specialist Professor David Isaacs, (author of Defeating the Ministers of Death: The Compelling History of Vaccination), in conversation with Dr Elizabeth Finkel, as together they shed light on the history of pandemics.

From Page to Screen: Ben Lewin in conversation with Jan Epstein

Ben Lewin, internationally renowned Australian film director, considers himself a ‘forty year overnight success.’ Join us for an evening packed with his witty insights as he talks to local film critic Jan Epstein about his recent work The Catcher Was A Spy and beyond. Lewin will consider the creative complexities involved in successfully bringing a book from page…

MJBW Seasonal Bookclub – The Writing on the Wall by Juliet Rieden

Juliet Rieden will be interviewed by Bram Presser about Juliet’s book, The Writing on the Wall, a memoir that uncovers a personal Holocaust tragedy of epic proportions.