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Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches by Joan Haig and Joan Lennon

Title: Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches Author: Joan Haig and Joan Lennon Genre: History/Non-Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 15th February 2022 Format: Hardcover Pages: 80 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: 150 years of world-changing speeches A contemporary introduction to speeches that have changed the world.From Abraham Lincoln to Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Nelson Mandela to… Continue reading Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches by Joan Haig and Joan Lennon

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TAF2021 – CSI: TASMANIA

On behalf of Carmel Shute and Sisters in Crime, I'd like to help promote the following online literary festival. Early bird tickets are currently available for $90 from https://www.terroraustralisfestival.com/2021-festival-live-and-digital - further information is below, copied from the email I received: Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival is excited to announce Tasmania's first  international crime and mystery literary… Continue reading TAF2021 – CSI: TASMANIA

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World Book Day 2020

Today, the 23rd of April, we celebrate World Book Day, and William Shakespeare’s birthday. It is the UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day, and the National Library of Australia notes that it also marks the deaths of William Shakespeare (I know, he died the same day he was born, about fifty-two years later), and Miguel… Continue reading World Book Day 2020

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Stephanie Parkyn Book Signing: BookFace, Erina Fair, 4th March 2018

One of the greatest pleasures of being a book lover and book reviewer, as well as a frequent customer to my favourite bookshop, is finding out about exciting events, and being able to attend them. This weekend I got to attend one such event at my local bookstore, BookFace, my favourite local bookseller. It was… Continue reading Stephanie Parkyn Book Signing: BookFace, Erina Fair, 4th March 2018