ParraPods has gone live!

ParraPods is Parramatta City Library’s Pod Cast.

Listen to our first episode, an Author Talk with one of Australia’s best selling authors Peter Fitzsimons.

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Peter Talking









Stay tuned for many more fun and interesting pod casts from ParraPods.


Peter FitzSimons

NEDIn Nov  Peter FitzSimons is coming to Parramatta Library for an author talk.

Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald. He is also a regular TV commentator, a former radio presenter (very successfully, with Mike Carlton on Radio 2UE) and is also a former national representative rugby union player. Peter is the author of 25 books, including Tobruk, Kokoda, Batavia, Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age, and biographies of Nancy Wake‚ Kim Beazley‚ Nick Farr-Jones‚ Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales. Peter is Australia’s biggest-selling non-fiction author of the last ten years. He was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature as a biographer, sports journalist and commentator, and to the community through contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sporting organisations. Continue reading