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Avid bookworms are sure to enjoy the Melbourne Writers Festival when it comes to town at the end of next month.

Taking place at various venues across the city - including the Celtic Club, Deakin University and Melbourne Town Hall - between August 27th and September 5th 2010, it has been described by organisers as the premier literary festival in the area.

Getting proceedings underway, a number of international writers and literary figures such as Barry Dickins and Jostein Gaarder will give a series of keynote addresses on the theme "Eight Ways to be Human".

Given the diverse range of talks, debates, readings, performances, workshops and film screenings set to take place throughout the event, it is likely that some of the last minute accommodation Melbourne has to offer will be in great demand.

Tickets for a number of the festival's sessions are either selling fast or have sold out completely, so anyone who is planning to attend is advised to browse the full schedule and reserve their seats as soon as possible.

One of the activities that is proving most popular is a walking tour of some of the city's eclectic bookshops, which takes place seven times throughout the event.

A place on the tour costs A$45.

For more information on this event, visit the Melbourne Writers Festival website or contact the organisers on (+61) 3 9094 7859.

LateRooms.com features a variety of Melbourne accommodation, including the Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne and Mercure Welcome Melbourne.

Posted by Delia Jones

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