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Amos Oz

When we welcome to a new year, unfortunately Amos Oz could not have seen the first light of 2019 as he passed away on 28 Dec last year. A wonderful Israeli writer and intellectual, he did not only publish 40 books … Continue reading

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All About Books – Summer 2019

Our latest reading suggestions guide is out now  – packed full of wonderful books for all ages being published over these Summer months.

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Episode 2 – Resilience with Dr Nicole Weeks

“Resilience” – “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” this old saying speaks to the quality of resilience. Dr Nicole Weeks, a research psychologist at Macquarie University is our guest today. Nicole is working with Resilience Research and training systems, … Continue reading

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Haunting Reads for Halloween

Our librarian delves into the origins of Halloween and recommends a few of her favourite haunting reads. To reserve books shown in the video for yourself click the links below: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson The Woman … Continue reading

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Parra Pods – Brilliant Daughters Difficult Fathers

This Podcast discusses  difficult Father/daughter relationships in memoirs. Often in memoir and in literature family relationships loom large,  especially father/daughter relationships. All three daughters suffered abuse & neglect in various forms, yet all three are high achieving women. This discussion … Continue reading

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