Books

Children’s book tells story of Indigenous diggers

 

· Saturday, April 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

This book is suitable for children aged 8 and up. Alfred’s War deals with heavy themes, including war, death, inequality and suffering, and it is best read in…

Alphabetical Sydney – a book-inspired school holiday journey

 

· Saturday, April 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The school holidays are just around the corner. These two weeks can be a rewarding time, full of opportunities to make special memories, or a challenging time as parents try to figure out how to prevent the dreaded words “I’m bored” escaping their children’s lips. Allow me to suggest how you could fill one of these days.

Books – In the City I See

 

· Sunday, March 11, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A board book aimed at children from birth to early preschool (remembering that it is never too early to read with your child!

Summer reading roundup

 

· Saturday, February 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

I read some great books over the summer holidays. Here’s a taste.

Book – Secrets of a Waterloo Baker

 

· Tuesday, October 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The story about a family of migrants from Latvia, and how the district of Waterloo not only became their home, but contributed to the quality and flavour of their bread.

Book – In Defense of Housing

 

· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

It is relevant and essential reading not only for the residents of Waterloo-Redfern, but for all people interested in a just and equitable housing system.

Book – Support for All Affected by Head & Neck Cancer: Patients, Carers & Family Members

 

· Wednesday, September 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Swallows, Head & Neck Cancer Support Group

Books – Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

 

· Friday, July 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Clive Hamilton is one of Australia’s leading public philosophers and ethicists

Books – Lincoln in the Bardo

 

· Friday, June 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

At 5pm on February 20, 1862, Willie Lincoln died at just 11 years old.

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.