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Lindach replied to Adrienne Knott's discussion REVIEW: Tibetan Peach Pie - Tom Robbins
"Thank you for a great review. I have added to my To Read List! Linda"
Feb 3
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Days Without End by Sebastian Barry

I always look forward to a new book by Sebastian Barry and it is usually a couple of years wait between novels. This book was certainly worth the wait. Days Without End is his best novel since The Secret Scriptures and tells the story of Thomas McNulty who is forced to leave County Sligo Ireland as a young boy as a result…See More
Jan 24
Lindach replied to Kim Allen Scott's discussion Robbery Under Arms / by Rolf Boldrewood
"I look forward to your reviews on the other Rolf Boldrewood works. I feel guilty because as an Australian I should have read this famous book and also I haven't read any of his books!"
Jan 24
Lindach replied to Kim Allen Scott's discussion Ross Poldark / by Winston Graham
"I watched the first series and then started the books and had to read them all until I finished the series. I became a little obsessed with the story and watching all the characters and the storyline develop with the next generation. Ross…"
Jan 4
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David Bell at the Library at Barry O'Keefe Library

October 5, 2016 from 7pm to 8pm
Join David Bell at Barry O’Keefe Library as he talks about his book Welcome to the Loony Bin which charts fashions in psychiatry and the law over 55 years. Beginning with his training in Callan Park Lunatic Asylum Bell uses case histories to illustrate miraculous cures as well as the blundering repetition of harmful excesses. Free event. Bookings essential online at Wednesday 5 October, 7pm Barry O'Keefe Library Welcome to the Loony Bin: 55 years in Psychiatry and the…See More
Sep 8, 2016
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Adult Learners Week- Nicola Gates at the Library at Barry O'Keefe Library

September 5, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Nicola Gates will be discussing how to optimise brain health through simple lifestyle changes as outlined in  her book A Brain for Life.Free. Bookings Essential at More
Aug 8, 2016
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Jul 11, 2016
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This must be the place by Maggie O'Farrell

Maggie O'Farrell is one of my favourite authors and I first discovered her work when I read the Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox which I highly recommend by the way. She writes beautifully about relationships and her characters feel very real. This is the story of Daniel Sullivan and it covers his relationships and life…See More
Jul 7, 2016

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Lindach's Blog

Announcing the 2016 Bailey's Prize for Women's Fiction Longlist

On International Women's Day the longlist for the 2016 Bailey's Prize for Women's Fiction was announced. Follow the link below for some wonderful reads especially " A Little Life".…


Posted on March 9, 2016 at 13:00

Best Books of 2015 According to has chosen the best books of 2015. 

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Best Books of 2015

Posted on December 29, 2015 at 15:21

Read Review & Win Summer 2016

Win a voucher to dine at Ripples Chowder Bay!

Read, Review & Win, Mosman Library Service's reading incentive program for adults, is back from 1-31 January 2016 .

Simply write a book review to go into the draw to win a $250 voucher to spend at "Ripples", Chowder…


Posted on December 29, 2015 at 14:43

Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2015

 The winners of the Prime Minister's Literary Awards were announced last night.

For more information follow this link: …


Posted on December 15, 2015 at 8:54

2015 Stella Prize Shortlist Announced




From more than 150 entries, this year’s Stella Prize judges – critic and writer Kerryn Goldsworthy (chair); journalist and broadcaster Caroline Baum; writer and…


Posted on March 12, 2015 at 14:49

Comment Wall (16 comments)

At 17:33 on March 31, 2009, AmandaS said…
Hey! I just started Kate Grenville's The Lieutenant. Although I really enjoyed her last novel, The Secret River, I'm finding this one a bit hard to get into. Maybe it's the stilted writing, its just not flowing! But the characters are quite vivid. So we'll see.
At 15:59 on May 4, 2009, Michelle Schultz said…
I will download an appropriate photo later
At 18:24 on May 4, 2009, Tania Burchell said…
thanks...may need some help working out how to use it!!!
At 9:47 on May 13, 2009, bmccheidi said…
Thank you for the welcome.

Favourite authors? Ian Rankin and Robert Wilson in crime, Ian McEwan, Andrew Greig . . . as usual my mind has gone blank when put on the spot. Really I read all sorts. Membership of two book groups keeps me busy reading what I wouldn't otherwise pick up myself, often with surprising results.
At 11:05 on May 26, 2009, Suzanne Craig said…
Hi Lindach, Mosman's a home away from home for us (my hubbie's from Sydney). I'm always look for new and interesting reads. At the moment I'm into Australianna/historical - Just finished 'For the Term of His Natural Life' and have now moved on to 'The Fatal Shore' (recommended by a friend in Sydney). Any others you'd recommend?
At 2:19 on May 27, 2009, Suzanne Craig said…
Thanks so much! I'm excited for my next reads!
At 17:34 on June 30, 2009, MLB said…
Not at all - quite like it when I get my act together to add my bit !
At 18:18 on July 7, 2009, julie austin said…
Thanks I will look out for them. I really like her characters although the last few books have been a bit over the top. I like the exploration of S and M but it has been taken to new levels with her. I am waiting for her new book to read to see if she has gone back to her better work. She has an amazing imagination.
At 22:10 on August 5, 2009, Bern said…
Are there any books about Irish vampires? ; )
At 15:24 on August 26, 2009, Jane B said…
Yes its Sabrina when she was a teenager!

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