Jane Gleeson-White on Monks, Maths and Magic
Lunchbox/Soapbox is a simple idea: an old-fashioned Speakers’ Corner in the middle of the city, in the middle of the day.
At the Wheeler Centre we’re keen to showcase our writers as thinkers and as artists, as people with passions and peccadilloes. So we’ve come up with Lunchbox/Soapbox: a weekly space for them to sound off on a topic of their choice. Think of it as a 20-minute piece of polemic to give lunching CBD folk something to chew on.
Jane Gleeson-White is the author of Classics (2005) and Australian Classics (2007). Her third book, Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world – and how their invention could make or break the planet, will be published by Allen & Unwin in October 2011. She is currently t... Read more
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