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  • Written by Molly Glassey, Digital Editor, The Conversation

A little bit of authority goes a long way in an opinionated world. That’s why we’re releasing a collection of some of the year’s most insightful evidence-based journalism from our newsroom: The Conversation Yearbook 2019, edited by John Watson.

In it Australia’s most erudite thinkers share expert analyses of the issues that shaped the nation in 2019. The Conversation Yearbook has become an annual bestselling collection that navigates fake news and shouty views and offers a fresh perspective on the fundamental issues.

Buy your copy using the promo code THECONVERSATION30 at the checkout (valid until November 19).

Join us in your closest capital city

We’ll be hosting four book launches this year, with one very special Curious Kids event in Brisbane.


Join Michelle Grattan and Amanda Dunn in conversation about the year that was in Australian politics.

Where: Glyn Davis Building (MSD), Masson Road, Parkville

When: 6pm Wednesday, November 20 2019

Tickets here

Brisbane SOLD OUT

Bring your young ones along for a creepy crawly Curious Kids event at Avid Reader!

Where: Avid Reader bookstore, West End

When: 9.30am Sunday, December 1 2019

Tickets here


Where: Roundhouse Theatre, 2 Bradford Street, Mount Lawley

When: 5.30pm Tuesday, December 3 2019

Tickets here


Join Michelle Grattan and Peter Martin in conversation about the year that was in Australian politics.

Where Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

When 6pm for 6.30pm start Tuesday, December 10 2019

Tickets here

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