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Cambridge Couch Conversations: Lee Kofman

14 January @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free

By the time she was eleven and living in the Soviet Union, Lee Kofman had undergone several major operations on both a defective heart and injuries sustained in a bus accident. In a captivating mix of memoir and cultural critique, Kofman casts a questioning eye on the myths surrounding our conception of physical perfection and what it’s like to live in a body that deviates from the norm.

She reveals the subtle ways we are all influenced by the bodies we inhabit, whether our differences are pronounced or noticeable only to ourselves. She talks to people of all shapes, sizes and configurations and takes a hard look at the way media and culture tell us how bodies should and shouldn’t be. Illuminating, confronting and deeply personal, Imperfect challenges us all to consider how we exist in the world and how our bodies shape the
people we become.

Lee Kofman will be in conversation with Emily Paull as part of the Cambridge Couch Conversations series presented by the Town of Cambridge Library.

Book sales and signing will be available thanks to Dymocks Subiaco.

Details

Date:
14 January
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://library.cambridge.wa.gov.au/Home

Organiser

Cambridge Library
Phone:
(08) 9383 8999
Website:
https://library.cambridge.wa.gov.au/Home

Venue

Cambridge Library
99 The Boulevard
Floreat, WA 6014 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9383 8999
Website:
https://library.cambridge.wa.gov.au/Home

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