Almanac Book Launches: ‘The One That Got Away: Travelling in the Time of Covid’ – Zoom Launch

You are invited to the ZOOM book launch
of Ken Haley’s new book,


The One That Got Away: Travelling in the Time of Covid  

at Readings
Tuesday 16 November 6.30pm


To register for the ZOOM launch please click HERE


‘Travel books are often entertaining but Ken Haley’s book is both entertaining and edifying: not many other writers manage that nowadays. He follows in the footsteps of those great adventurers before him … Stevenson, Newby, Chatwin and Bryson.’ Phil Brown, author of The Kowloon Kid and Travels with My Angst. 


Ken Haley will be in conversation with renowned journalists Michelle Grattan and Margaret Simons to discuss many of the entertaining and edifying adventures he experienced while travelling overseas during Covid as evidenced in this wonderful book.


With three Walkley Award winners participating in the conversation, this launch is certain to be a stimulating, inspiring and enthralling occasion, and one not to be missed. You can register for the event HERE.




You can be purchase Ken’s book from his publisher Transit Lounge HERE.


The book is also available through Readings, Booktopia,  and all good bookshops.


Extracts from the book, reviews and press releases can be read Here.



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  1. Colin Ritchie says

    Booked in, should be a cracker!

  2. Excellent conversation – as was expected. A nice entree for the main course which is reading the book. Check out the review from Smokie:

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