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At 14:00 on February 24, 2010, Artemis said…
Sorry for not replying sooner! Mosman Readers is the best website
for avid readers in Australia, if not the world!! Thankyou for welcoming me to your wonderful site.

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Jane B replied to Kim Allen Scott's discussion In the garden of beasts / by Erik Larson
"After reading your review I immediately looked in our catalogue and yes! we have a copy that I now have in my possession and looking forward to reading -  Thanks Kim!"
Jun 5, 2014
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Boganomics - theScience of things Bogans like - E. Chas McSween

Hilarious and yet somewhat frightening look at all things bogan. This book traces the bogan through history to the present day and on the way exposes the bogan way of life in all its tattooed, spray tanned, Facebook updating, TV viewing, Pandora bracelet (for the female bogan) wearing glory. The only downside of this book that its authors claim to have written to "educate, inform and entertain people about the perils of boganity' is that the very bogans they are aiming this book at will never…See More
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Psychobabble:Exploding the Myths of the Self-help Generation - Dr Stephen Briers

Dr Stephen Briers is a British clinical psychologist who has taken a good long hard look at the self help industry and blown it apart. His argument is that the various self help philosophies are making us anxious. Anxious that how we are now is just not good enough, that we should be striving for perfection, that if we just visualise things hard enough we can all be rich and famous and that we all have needs that 'need' to be met by our partners. Not only are these myths making us anxious and…See More
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Read Review and Win - Summer Program

Don't forget all you Mosman Readers out there. Post a review on Mosman Readers during January and you'll go into the draw for some fabulous prizes. You have to be in it to win it!

Posted on January 19, 2011 at 9:51

In Conversation with Sarah Waters at the Seymour Centre 26 February 6.30pm

If you've enjoyed reading Sarah Waters books: Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith, Affinity and her latest The Little Stranger you might be interested in hearing her talking candidly about her books at the Seymour Centre in February.
For more information

Posted on January 21, 2010 at 8:00

2009 Bad Sex in Literature Award Winner Announced

Jonathan Little's The Kindly Ones has won the Literary Review's Bad Sex in Fiction Award for 2009. You can read the winning passages here

Posted on December 1, 2009 at 9:57 — 1 Comment

Questions for a Bookworm

A series of questions relating to books and reading has been circulating arounds blogs lately. I saw this on Booktager you might want to answer them. Here are mine

Do you snack while you read? If so, favourite reading snack?

Not often but sometimes I like to nibble on Kettle chips.

Do you tend to mark books as you read them, or does the idea of writing on books horrify you?

I never mark books… Continue

Posted on November 30, 2009 at 15:29

Herta Muller Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

The Swedish Acadmeny announced on Thursday that Romanian-born German novelist and essayist Herta Müller won the 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature for The Appointment a book set against the backdrop of Ceausescu's totalitarian regime. It is a story of a young Romanian factory worker--so desperate to escape the betrayal and hardships of her life that she sews notes offering marriage into the linings of suits bound for Italy. She is found out and is… Continue

Posted on October 9, 2009 at 11:40


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