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Sydney Writers' Festival

Johann Hari: Stolen Focus

Where
Carriageworks
Carriageworks
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh NSW 2042
Bay 17
When

Thursday 19 May from 12pm to 1pm

Cost

Adult: $35Concession: $25

Why have we lost our ability to focus and how do we get it back?

This is the question globally bestselling author Johann Hari asks in his newest book Stolen Focus, which strives to not only change, but also possibly save, our minds.

He unmasks the powerful forces that render us uniquely vulnerable to companies raiding our attention for profit, while casting a hopeful vision for reclaiming our waning attention spans, both as individuals and as a society. Johann is appearing live via video, in conversation with Amanda Collinge.

This event is open captioned.

Covid-safe information

The Sydney Writers’ Festival will be delivered under a COVID-19 Safety Plan and will follow guidelines set by the NSW Department of Health. All of our venues, including Carriageworks, are registered as COVID Safe.

All Festival venues are currently operating at 100% capacity in line with NSW Government health guidelines. Please be aware the current regulations allow patrons to be seated alongside each other.

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