"Book lovers never go to bed alone"
"A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it." - Samuel Johnson
Satyajit Das will be speaking about his latest book "A Banquet of Consequences" at the Barry O'Keefe Library in February 2016. He is a globally known and respected former banker and consultant with o…
Look for fiction and non-fiction suggestions and recommendations
NoveList Plus – access from anywhere with your Mosman Library Serivice card
Who Else Writes Like…? - access with your Mosman Library Service card
This book review was written by Cynthia Haskell, a member of the Tuesday Evening Book Club.Published in 2014, The Children Act is the 13th novel by highly acclaimed British author Ian McEwan. Well-researched and written in McEwan’s inimitable elegant prose, this book is set in London and focuses on the case of a 17 soon to…Continue
Started by Tuesday evening book club in Fiction A-Z (General) on Friday.
I'll admit it. Sometimes I pick up a book just because I enjoyed a movie or television show based on it. BBC produced an interesting post-apocalyptic series for two seasons in 2008 based on this book and I rather liked it, but the book turned out to have some problems."Survivors" is a rather dated novel by now (published in 1975) and it describes a society decimated by a flu-like virus. Complications for those few who do not die include dealing with the sheer mass of unburied dead, the slow…Continue
Started by Kim Allen Scott in Science Fiction Jan 27.
"Bullfighting" is a collection of edgy short stories exploring the journeys of middle-aged Irish men. Each character offered a touching story, often sad and honest. I greatly enjoyed the collection as the stories have helped me to better understand my father. Sometimes words are better written than…Continue
Started by Read, Review & Win in Short Stories Jan 20.
Posted by marian on February 5, 2016 at 15:14