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Lindach replied to Merilyn's discussion The narrow road to the deep north by Richard Flanagan
"I couldn't agree more. This is a must read."
Mar 10
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The narrow road to the deep north by Richard Flanagan

Not for a while have I had the privilege to read a book that so eloquently depicts what it means to be human both in the face of extreme suffering and in life in general. Dorrigo Evans is a young surgeon enlisted in the Australian Army who finds himself a prisoner of war in one of the camps working on the Thai-Burma Railway or as…See More
Mar 10
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Steve Biddulph in conversation with Antonella Gambotto-Burke. at Mosman Library

April 23, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Antonella Gambotto-Burke’s new book MAMA is a compilation of essays and in-depth interviews with some of the world’s top parenting experts.Join us as Steve Biddulph speaks to Antonella about the outsourcing of care and attachment parenting as a concept for parents in the new millennium.Cost $10.00 Adults $8.00 Students / Pensioners (passes must be shown).…See More
Feb 18
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Tom Keneally at Mosman Library at Mosman Library

February 19, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The story opens in Spring 1943 near a prisoner-of-war camp at Gawell, New South Wales, Australia. The encampment houses European, Korean and Japanese captives. Alice is a young woman living a dull life with her father-in-law on his farm while her new husband first fights, then is taken prisoner in Greece. When Giancarlo, an Italian POW and anarchist from Gawell's camp is assigned to work on their farm, Alice's…See More
Jan 6
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Read, Review & Win Summer Reading Program 2014

Get ready to start reviewing! Read, Review & Win is on again over January and we have some great prizes to give away weekly. You can enter your reviews online or in person and this year you can even add your reviews straight onto the…See More
Dec 10, 2013
Merilyn replied to Jane B's discussion The Misogyny Factor - Anne Summers
"Here, here"
Oct 30, 2013
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Oct 30, 2013

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Read, Review & Win Summer Reading Program 2014

Get ready to start reviewing! Read, Review & Win is on again over January and we have some great prizes to give away weekly. You can enter your reviews online or in person and this year you can even add your…

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Posted on December 10, 2013 at 14:30

The Luminaries wins Man Booker Prize 2013!

Congratulations Eleanor Catton! At 28 she's the youngest Man Booker Prize winner ever! The Luminaries is also the longest book ever to win at 832 pages, so if you borrow this one from the library I hope you're a fast reader!…

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Posted on October 16, 2013 at 16:26

Booker Prize Longlist 2013 Announced

 

What an interesting list of titles we have in the longlist this year. These authors, many of which you may not have heard of yet (but soon will), have been selected from 151 hopefuls. If you are looking for a good book this list should provide some…

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Posted on July 24, 2013 at 18:38

Read, Review & Win Winter Reading Program

Hibernate under the covers this winter with Mosman Library’s Read, Review & Win Winter Reading Program for adults. It’s easy to enter, simply curl up with a good read and after you’ve finished tell us in a couple of sentences what you liked (or didn’t like!) about the book. There are some great…

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Posted on June 18, 2013 at 17:00

What's your favourite Aussie read!

Get Reading has begun the search for Australia's favourite books of all time and has invited all Australians to nominate their favourite homegrown books. Whether it's an Aussie book you read recently or a beloved book from your childhood make sure you cast your vote (or votes as you can enter…

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Posted on June 4, 2013 at 17:10

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At 15:14 on November 27, 2008, Jane B said…
You need a photo Merilyn
At 8:20 on November 28, 2008, Cindi R said…
you need a photo Merilyn
At 14:11 on January 22, 2009, Tim said…
you need a photo Merilyn
At 11:44 on March 26, 2009, Tim said…
Hey Googie, review a contemporary relationship book and win a great prize for conservatory!
At 15:23 on March 26, 2009, Tim said…
Googie is Bunty's best friend. according to Fellowes

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