April 2012 Blog Posts (3)

2012 Miles Franklin Longlist

Undoubtedly Australia’s richest and most prestigious literary award, the Miles Franklin, has recently announced the longlist for 2012. Now over 50 year old the award remains as influential today as it was in 1957 when Patrick White became the very first recipient for his epic tale Voss. This year for the first time the longlist is dominated by women which is fantastic…

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Added by Merilyn on April 27, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

For Anzac Day: Great War stories

There are many accounts of the First World War. Ahead of the 96th remembrance of Anzac Day, we select some that spoke to us: http://blogs.mosman.nsw.gov.au/library/article/196/great-war-stories

Added by Mosman Library on April 24, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Vampire Novel of the Century!

To commemorate this very special year for vampire literature, a century since the death of the creator of Dracula, Bram Stoker, Richard Matheson's 'I am Legend' has been named - Vampire Novel of the Century. Read this article from the Guardian newspaper in the UK to find out why:

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Added by Lindach on April 4, 2012 at 18:00 — No Comments

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