Did you miss the booktalk at Ashburton Library today?
Steve Grimwade - the director of the Melbourne Writers Festival was our guest speaker and he told us about some of the amazing writers that are here for the festival - 27 August to 5 September 2010. He highly recommends the keynote address Eight writers: eight ways to be human. There are over 400 authors coming to the festival this year so you are bound to find someone you like. There are also plenty of free events so you be a part of the festival on a budget!
Here are the books that our librarians recommended this booktalk:
NORWICH, John Julius (editor).
The great cities in history
FOL 909 GRE
HARDING, Lesley & MORGAN, Kendrah
Sunday's kitchen : food and living at Heide.
759.994 REE (H)
Bruno, Chief of Police
Sonata for Miriam
The man in the wooden hat
FIC GARDA and LP FIC GARDA
Love and summer
FIC TREVO and LP FIC TREVO
The housekeeper and the professor
Swimming : a novel
Reserve something today on the library catalogue.