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WORD is thrilled to welcome one of the internet’s most popular book podcasts. Backlisted is ‘the podcast that gives new life to old books’ and has gathered a legion of loyal followers for its warmth, humour and erudition. Now The Faraway Near gives you a seat at the table. Each episode John Mitchinson and Andy Miller discuss a backlisted title with a special guest, who chooses the book. For WORD, writer Paula Morris will choose a New Zealand book and will appear with our live audience, while the podcasters beam in from Backlisted HQ in England. Grab a coffee and some friends and settle in for a rare treat.

What is The Faraway Near? Our custom digital venue that has the intimacy of a night at the pub with friends – and a favourite writer. Find out more here.


Saturday, 28th August
TSB Space, Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square 10:30 am - 11:30 am $28/26 (Service fees apply)
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