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The Long Table - Hugh Mackay

Join us at The Long Table with social researcher, author and commentator Hugh Mackay for the release of his latest work of fiction, Selling the Dream.  Over a beautiful two-course winter Muse lunch we'll delve into the complex, ruthless, multi-million dollar world of advertising.

'If someone asked me who should write a satirical novel about the advertising business – someone with inside knowledge who could write well and was extremely clever and amusing – I'd say "See if Hugh Mackay is available".' John Clarke

Lincoln The Hunter is universally admired and terrifically charming. But when he's given responsibility for a new high-budget, high-profile campaign, just how far will he go to get what he wants? Selling the Dream is a laugh-out-loud, frighteningly believable satire which will leave you wondering just where the line between parody and reality falls.


Tickets: $75
Entry includes two course lunch, glass of wine or soft drink, tea or coffee and a copy of Selling the Dream (RRP $29.99)

Please note that seating is strictly limited to 20 guests

Hugh Mackay is a social researcher and the author of 17 books, mainly in the field of social analysis. Selling the Dream is his seventh novel. His most recent non-fiction book, Beyond Belief, was published in 2016. He is a fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and, in 2015, was appointed an officer of the Order of Australia. He lives with his wife in Canberra.

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