What makes us tick – a review

Author: Hugh Mackay

Title: What makes us tick?: the ten desires that drive us

Sydney : Hachette Australia, 2010

Yan’s pick

Hugh Mackay is an Australian leading social researcher. He devotes most of his times to listening to others. Others dreams, conversations, hopes and fears all become the natural materials for his books. Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes & James Bond are coming back

New books will be published this year in the Sherlock Holmes (originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) and James Bond (by Ian Fleming) series. Continue reading

The legacy – a book review

Author: David Suzuki

Title: The legacy: an elder’s vision for our sustainable future

Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2010

          Yan’s pick

If you’re confused by the fierce debate on climate change, or wondering what we should do about it, then, this book is truly for you. In fact, it’s for everyone. Continue reading

Change date for the 2nd Tue Evening Reading Group

Parramatta Library will be receiving an exciting makeover by redesigning shelving, display and seating areas on the ground floor. Therefore the library will be closed from Monday 7th to Thursday 10th Feb, reopen from Friday 11th Feb. The 2nd evening reading group will be changing the group meeting to the following Tuesday, 15th Feb.

The book this reading group is going to discuss is ‘My booky wook’ by Russell Brand.