In his most ambitious work to date, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration – and explains how to live in it. Thank You For Being Late is a field guide for the 21st century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. Author and journalist George Megalogenis talks to Thomas about current issues, from ISIS to climate change, and how we can learn to cope.

Supported by Supported by The New Israel Fund.

This event will be Auslan interpreted. The National Relay Service is available to assist with phone bookings. Call SWF Box Office on (02) 9256 4200 or email to book access tickets. 

George Megalogenis (Australian)

George Megalogenis

Unfortunately, George Megalogenis will no longer be appearing at the Festival. 

George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media. The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for non-fiction, and formed the basis for his ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. George is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade, Australia’s Second Chance and Balancing Act, which contains his two Quarterly Essays, Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era and Balancing Act – Australia Between Recession and Renewal. His most recent book is The Football Solution.