Books

Will money have the last word in Woolloomooloo?

 

· Monday, April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Louis Nowra’s new book Woolloomooloo: A Biography, explores the history, people and streets of one of Sydney’s most notorious and eclectic suburbs.

Book – Du Iz Tak? Children’s picture book

 

· Wednesday, February 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

“Du Iz Tak?” says one lacewing fly to another as both look at a tiny shoot emerging from the soil. “Ma nazoot,” replies her friend. Other delightfully detailed…

Book Review – Hope: An Anthology

 

· Saturday, December 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Oscar-award winning actress Cate Blanchett judged the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s first literary award, The Hope Prize along with former Governor General Quentin Bryce and author Kate Grenville….

Spend summer with these ’60s surfing greats

 

· Saturday, December 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Four photographers Mal Sutherland, John Pennings, Barrie Sutherlands and Bob Weeks share their images and insights that make for a nostalgic trip down the tubes even if you’re…

Where can this family lay their heads?

 

· Saturday, December 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

It’s a tale made familiar to most of us through newscasts. Others, sadly, live these stories first hand. Too gritty for young children? If so, then the Christmas…

Families reconnect across time and tide

 

· Saturday, December 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

This collection of life stories from Filipino-Aboriginal Australians certainly fills a gap in Australia’s social history and it does so in a heart-warming, insightful and immensely readable way….

Book Review – Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

 

· Thursday, November 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

Let girls be girls!

Book Review – The Australian National Dictionary: Australian words and their origins

 

· Sunday, October 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Australian National Dictionary: Australian words and their origins

2nd Edition

Oxford University Press

Book Review – The Australian National Dictionary: Australian words and their origins

 

· Sunday, October 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Australian National Dictionary: Australian words and their origins 

2nd Edition 

Oxford University Press 

Book Review – DARK EMU: Black seeds

 

· Wednesday, September 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

 

This remarkable book deserved the honour awarded to it when it won the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Award.