Social commentator Mal Fletcher - keynote speaker at this year's Tasmanian ACL conference - has published a new book entitled Fascinating Times: A Social Commentary.

Some of the major issues addressed in this book include:

- The future shape of marriage and the family

- The human impact of new technologies and shifting medical ethics

- The long-term effects of recession

- The future of media and the press, and

- The changing face of consumerism

Widely broadcast and published, Mal Fletcher has researched social trends for two decades and leads the London-based international Think Tank, 2020Plus.

Click here to find out how you can grab a copy.