Discover a new love when you cuddle up with a book & ignite your passion for reading. Parramatta City Library will be encouraging readers to find romance in the written word when we celebrate Library Lovers Day on 15 February.
Enjoy a festival day packed with music, guest speakers at the end of the day and take home a mystery date with a book. Love your library and it will love you right back, we promise!
Susannah Fullerton is a well known literary lecture, writer and a very popular presenter at the State Library of NSW. She is the president of The Jane Austen Society of Australia. Susannah Fullerton is passionate about English literature and has degrees from the Universities of Auckland and Edinburgh.
Susannah Fullerton has written ‘Jane Austen: Antipodean views’ and ‘Jane Austen and crime’. Her latest title ‘Brief encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia’ has been published last year. This wonderful book looks at those great literary figures who travelled to Australia, revealing what they thought of us – and what we thought of them. Anthony Trollope, Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, Rudyard Kipling, and D H Lawrence are among the one female and ten male writers featured.
Susannah Fullerton is coming to Parramatta City Library in joining our celebration of Library Lovers Day. She will continue the romantic theme of the day and talking about Jane Austen and her romantic characters, such as Mr Darcy.