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Blackbirders by Dorothy B Hughes

Brilliant noir fiction by one of the best but often forgotten authors, Dorothy B Hughes. There were so many plot twists and turns I was riveted. Who is the gray man -innocent traveller, Gestapo, FBI or none of these things. Is  he really a danger to the equally mysterious protagonist Julliet, on the run from being a potential suspect in a murder. Moving from New York to Santa Fe and set during World War II and full of men in hats lurking in bars and street corners, train journeys taken by…

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Added by Therese Scott on October 8, 2018 at 17:20 — No Comments

Stella Prize 2018 Longlist Announced

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Added by Lindach on February 9, 2018 at 11:24 — No Comments

#MosmanReads is Coming in 2018

Added by Karen Redlich on December 27, 2017 at 11:11 — No Comments

#MosmanReads is Coming in 2018

Some staff picks to get the ball rolling...

Added by Karen Redlich on December 27, 2017 at 11:10 — No Comments

It's Mocktail time...

visit http://druginfo.sl.nsw.gov.au/bah-humbug for some fun literary themed mocktail recipes.

Here's one to get you started.

BAH HUMBUG

Recipe

  • Pomegranate juice
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Soda water
  • 6 mint…
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Added by Karen Redlich on December 19, 2017 at 8:30 — No Comments

Indie Book Awards 2017

Indie Book Awards longlist for 2018 has been announced. View the full list at

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Added by Karen Redlich on December 18, 2017 at 9:55 — No Comments

Top 100 Reads for 2017

From Better Reading. To view the full list, go to http://bit.ly/2ju8Vtv

Added by Karen Redlich on December 18, 2017 at 9:54 — No Comments

#MosmanReads is Coming in 2018

Added by Karen Redlich on December 6, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

Still time to enter Read, Review & Win

For more info on how to enter, go to…

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Added by Karen Redlich on July 18, 2017 at 12:01 — No Comments

Read, Review & Win July 2017

http://bit.ly/2rrFahW for more details.…

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Added by Karen Redlich on July 11, 2017 at 11:59 — No Comments

Read, Review & Win July 2017

Read, Review & Win will be back for the month of July, with weekly prizes up for

grabs and a major prize of an iPod Touch. Jump on to the Library catalogue, look

up the book, log on with your library card and write your review! You may also

use Mosman Readers, the Library's social network, to…

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Added by Karen Redlich on June 5, 2017 at 16:43 — No Comments

Crime Fiction Night at The Library, Wed 21st June 7-9pm

A.B. Patterson, former Detective Sergeant and ICAC Chief Investigator will be speaking about his award-winning novel, “Harry's World”. Nigel Bartlett a freelance writer and editior, who has worked for many of the best-known publications in Australia, will be speaking about his gripping novel, “King of the Road”.…

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Added by Karen Redlich on May 31, 2017 at 13:13 — No Comments

Premier's Literature Awards Fiction Winners

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Added by Karen Redlich on May 23, 2017 at 16:23 — No Comments

ABC'S Q&A Shout out for audience members

ABC'S Q&A are looking for audience members for Monday 22nd May at the ABC building in Ultimo.

A terrific panel of people are waiting to answer your questions, including Niki Savva, Paul Beatty and more!

To book a spot, go to: http://bit.ly/come2QandA.…

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Added by Karen Redlich on May 17, 2017 at 11:11 — No Comments

Karen's Pick of the Week

Pick of the week! Named by Sydney Morning Herald as a work that "Transcends Time", Storyland jumps between the lives of several people who are separated by history and yet drawn together by the land they inhabit. Beautifully and subtly written with a clever jump between each character. Read the Review at…

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Added by Karen Redlich on May 10, 2017 at 12:37 — No Comments

ABIA SHortlisted Books

http://bit.ly/2oVWKq0

#ABIA2017 Here are some of the shortlisted books from the Australian Book Industry Awards!…

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Added by Karen Redlich on May 2, 2017 at 12:25 — No Comments

Karen's Picks

Added by Karen Redlich on April 10, 2017 at 14:47 — No Comments

2017 Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction

Follow the link to have a look at some of the amazing work on the shortlist!…

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Added by Karen Redlich on April 5, 2017 at 16:49 — No Comments

Thankyou to our visiting Historical Fiction Writers!

A fun night was had by all. #HNSA

Added by Karen Redlich on April 3, 2017 at 13:03 — No Comments

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