Bendigo Writers Festival 2018

August 11-13, 2017


Dava Sobel

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Dava Sobel, a former New York Times science reporter, is the author of Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter and Letters to Father.

Over her 30 year writing career her work has appeared in many magazines and she has also co-authored six books, including Is Anyone Out There? (with astronomer Frank Drake).

Her new book is The Glass Universe, which details the story of the women behind Harvard’s world-renowned observatory.

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    Seeing the Stars

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    Ordinary miracles

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