Chatting Books with Bri Lee

Wednesday 29 May, 2024

The Savoy
2/391 The Entrance Rd, Long Jetty


7:00pm – 8:00pm


Power. Sex. Gender. Class.

Journalist Bri Lee has never been afraid to grapple with the big issues. First, in her scorching 2018 memoir Eggshell Skull, which detailed her very personal reckoning with the criminal justice system. And now in her exhilarating first foray into fiction, 2024’s The Work. When New York gallerist Lally meets Sydney antiques dealer Pat, it’s a case of opposites attract. Can they manage an ocean between them and the tangled threads of their own career aspirations? This pacy page-turner dissects the throbbing heart of capitalism, greed, lust and will leave you gasping for air.

Gather your crew and join us at this achingly cool retro theatre-turn-bar for Chatting Books with Bri Lee. A book chat serving up plenty of spice!

“A smart, sexy page-turner.” – Madeleine Gray

“This novel isn’t just good; it’s superb.” – Annabel Crabb

Please note: Seating is unallocated. Your ticket price includes a refreshing glass of The Savoy house bubbles or vino.

Bookseller BOOKFACE will be onsite to sell copies of Bri’s book, which can be signed by Bri after the event.

Arrive early to indulge in The Savoy custom cocktails and snacks! Additional food and beverage extra.

Doors 6:00pm for drinks and nibbles before a 7pm SHARP start.

Chatting Books
with Bri Lee
Wednesday 29 May
Doors 6:00pm
for a 7pm SHARP start.
The Savoy
2/391 The Entrance Rd, Long Jetty
$30 + booking fee
Includes glass of bubbles or wine

Book Tickets



Bri Lee

Bri Lee is the multi-award-winning author of Eggshell Skull, Beauty, and Who Gets to Be Smart. Her essays, journalism, and short fiction have been published widely, and she is the creator and editor of News & Reviews. The Work is Bri’s first novel.


Moderator: Nadia Townsend

Nadia has a multifaceted career spanning film, television and theatre. She is a writer, director and screen dramaturg who began her work as an actor. As a screen dramaturg Nadia’s latest projects are Boy Swallows Universe, Black Snow, Mortal Kombat II. Nadia’s prose works have featured at Bravewords Live, The Rose Scott Women’s Festival and Words on the Waves’ Late Night Lit. A mother and a Coastie and a lover of anything to do with words.



The Savoy

The Savoy first swung it’s doors open in 1956 as the Coast’s first and only CinemaScope screen. It was a post World War 2 entertainment complex. The Savoy was closed as a cinema in 1976 with mixed use since then on the ground floor with the mezzanine and projection room laying disused and dormant for 40 years. Until now. Rising out of the ashes from its glory days, The Savoy has been reborn into a multi-purpose bar and restaurant venue.