Women who transgress accepted cultural norms often pay a heavy price, as shown by these books by these accomplished authors. Carmel Bird (Family Skeleton), Alexandra Joel (Rosetta) and Sarah Schmidt (See What I Have Done) explore the lives of some of these resilient, controversial and fascinating women, often unearthing shocking family secrets. Join a riveting discussion that will reveal just how far we have to go to create equal standards for men and women. With Helen Pringle.

Please note: Annabel Abbs will no longer be appearing at this event.

Supported by Macquarie University.