Paperchain Manuka have sent in details of an upcoming literary lunch with locally based politicial correspondent and author Karen Middleton:
nibblez catering and Paperchain Bookstore present a literary lunch with Karen
Wednesday April 18, 2012
12 noon for a 12:30 start
2 Courses for $25 per person, themed tasting plates followed by
For bookings ring Catriona Maurice on 0438 718 190 or email
Karen Middleton is Chief Political Correspondent and Canberra Bureau Chief for
She is a seasoned radio and TV commentator, had a weekly radio spot on James
O’Loghlin’s Evening Show on ABC Radio across New South Wales and the Australian
Capital Territory, and on Perth radio 6PR, Sydney radio 2GB and ABC Radio
National, and TV appearances on Sunrise on the Seven Network, Meet the Press on
the Ten Network, and ABC TV’s Insiders. She is a fortnightly commentator on
Radio New Zealand and has done commentary and analysis for CNBC and al Jazeera.
She has been political correspondent for several newspapers, most recently The
West Australian, but also the Melbourne Age and Herald Sun, and as a weekend
columnist for the Canberra Times, and is an occasional contributor to the New
Karen Middleton is the author of ‘An Unwinnable War: Australia in Afghanistan’.
A decade on from the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Australians are
embroiled in one of the nation’s longest military conflicts – the war in
Based on interviews with key figures in Australia and abroad, ‘An Unwinnable War’
lays bare the tensions between political and military decision-making, the
nature and potency of the US alliance and the influence of individual
personalities in charting Australia’s course in what was once dubbed “the good
The 2012 series of Literary Lunches will continue with David Mason, author of
‘Marching With the Devil: My Five Years in the French Foreign Legion’, and will
be held at the Queanbeyan Kangaroo Club, in the beautiful Acacia Room with views
through the Molonglo to Black Mountain Tower.
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