Leigh helps celebrate National Bookshop Day

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ELECTRIC Shadows Bookshop will be celebrating National Bookshop Day tomorrow, August 10, by hosting a fundraiser called “Morning Tea with Andrew Leigh”.

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He’ll be talking about his latest book, “Battlers and Billionaires: the story of inequality in Australia”. It’s  the first in a new series of books published by Black Inc. called Redbacks – short books on big issues by prominent Australian writers and thinkers.

Leigh weaves together stories, history and powerful statistics. “This,” the bookshop assures us, “is economics writing at its best.”

As well, in the spirit of National Bookshop Day, (a celebration of the role of bookshops in the community) and uncannily relevant to the subject matter of Andrew’s book, all funds raised from morning tea will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation – the Australian book industry’s special charity.

It’s like an irresistible prospect when you know that the food will be provided by Electric Shadows Bookshop’s generous next door neighbours, Cornucopia Bakery.

And the party will continue all day with  books to be given away as lucky door prizes throughout the day.

“Morning Tea with Andrew Leigh” at Electric Shadows Bookshop,  Shop 2/ 40 Mort Street, Braddon, Morning Tea from 10am to 11:30am, August 10, suggested donation: $5 for morning tea.

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