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All that I am- Anna Funder
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Read, Review & Win Aug 15, 2012.


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Read, Review & Win replied to Kate's discussion All that I am- Anna Funder
"This book is really non-fiction.  I can attest to this as the main character was my French and German teacher at M.L.C. in Melbourne 1947-1949.  Her name was Dr. Ruth Blatt.  The book is well-written and interesting - but loses a star…"
Aug 15, 2012
Merilyn replied to Kate's discussion All that I am- Anna Funder
"Nazi Germany is not so strange a preoccupation.. I'm also a sucker!  Despite the terrible human suffering that went on, some of the most courageous stories of endurance have come out of it and it is these stories that make this era so…"
Mar 5, 2012
Kate replied to Merilyn's discussion Before I go to sleep by S. J. Watson
"This was just so deliciously creepy, dont you think? From the very first pages you just know there is going to be some horrible revelation and and even more sinister twist and this book certainly doesn't disappoint. The whole time I was reading…"
Feb 7, 2012
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All that I am- Anna Funder

This book seemed to appear on quite a few of the "Best books of 2011" lists that I happened to see over the New Year period. It was this, and the number of reservations on it at the…See More
Jan 25, 2012
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Jan 23, 2012
Kate commented on Kate's blog post Australian Women Writers Reading and Reviewing Challenge 2012
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Jan 6, 2012
Merilyn commented on Kate's blog post Australian Women Writers Reading and Reviewing Challenge 2012
"I am just about to start my first book in the challenge which is The Good Daughter by Honey Brown, recommended by someone else going the challenge. Love Australian fiction and generally read heaps of women anyway but this is a great way to discover…"
Jan 6, 2012

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The Infinite Wisdom of Roald Dahl

Here's a neat little poem to brighten this rainy afternoon. If this had a melody, it could be the theme song of libraries world over!

Television- By Roald Dahl

The most important thing we've learned,

So far as children are concerned,

Is never, NEVER, NEVER let

Them near your television set --

Or better still, just don't install

The idiotic thing at all.

In almost every house we've been,

We've watched them gaping at the…


Posted on February 2, 2012 at 14:18

New Marian Keyes novel coming soon!

If you are a die-hard fan of Marian Keyes, as I am, and have read everything she's ever written, then you will be excited to hear that she has all but finished the "Helen" novel! Helen is the youngest of the five sisters in the Walsh family, whose lives have featured in Watermelon,…


Posted on February 1, 2012 at 14:26

Australian Women Writers Reading and Reviewing Challenge 2012

This is a great initiative designed to counter the gender bias in reviewing and social media newsfeeds. It actively promotes the reading and reviewing of a wide range of contemporary Australian women's writing throughout 2012, the National Year of Reading.

Anyone can join in the challenge, by reading…


Posted on January 5, 2012 at 9:31 — 3 Comments

October School Holidays

Check out the exciting program of events planned for the October School Holidays- inspired by the International Year of Forests 2011. The full program can be found on the Children's Library webpage, and bookings open on Monday…


Posted on August 30, 2011 at 13:47

10 songs about libraries and librarians!

For lovers of the greystockinged life- a list of songs to help you get your fix when the library doors are closed.…


Posted on February 19, 2010 at 13:48

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At 12:48 on November 27, 2008, Tim said…
It looks like your lining up those birds for a bit of target practice!
At 13:40 on January 8, 2009, KD said…
At 15:01 on January 8, 2009, Paul Ortega said…
Noice photo! pity you can't see the stalker lurking underneath the planks, I'm sure he's giving a friendly wave
At 9:06 on January 11, 2009, Tim said…
Hi Kate, in your review, put the picture in with the 'add picture' button instead of the attach file section at the bottom :)
At 19:36 on March 31, 2009, Paul Ortega said…
Cake withdrawal symptom 1 : When devoid of cake, patient becomes silently frantic and looks through children's cookbooks for an unsatisfying visual subsititute, then declares she has an affinity for carrot and lemons.
At 16:49 on April 13, 2009, Paul Ortega said…
Carrot cake and lemon icing! not hummous icing sheesh.
Im about to have a pie with chilli sauce and a cup of coffee, afternoon tea of kings.
I seem to talk about food a lot, mmmmm. But guess what? Now I get to write an essay on postmodernism!

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