An Evening with Hugh Mackay: The Way We Are - Newcastle Museum

Thursday 6 June 2024
10 days from now
6 - 7:30pm
1 hour 30 minutes

Join Hugh Mackay to discuss his new book, The Way We Are: Lessons from a lifetime of listening

Australia's leading social psychologist examines our society today and asks timely and urgent questions about its future.

Drawing on thousands of interviews over a lifetime of research, Hugh Mackay, much loved and highly respected social psychologist, presents a compelling portrait of Australia today. He celebrates the march towards gender equality and explains the stubborn persistence.

Inspiring, provocative and powerfully argued, The Way We Are is the most important and uplifting book you'll read all year. It will encourage you to reflect deeply on the question: What kind of society do we want to become?

The Way We Are is available in Libby for instant borrow as an eBook or eAudiobook. Read through the app or compatible with Kobo eReaders.  

'Hugh Mackay is one of this country's most perceptive social commentators.' - Sydney Morning Herald

Join Hugh for this insightful talk at Newcastle Museum, with the opportunity for book signing at the end of the event.

Cost: $5

Bookings essential 

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  • Thursday 06 June 2024 6:00 pm
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Newcastle Museum
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