Friday, 4 October 2019

Do you enjoy our author talks and literary lunches? Well, we have fantastic news. Over October and early November, we have not one, not two, but five author events coming your way! 

Enquiries: 9976 1739



Literary Lunch with Joanna Nell 

Join Joanna Nell, author of the bestselling The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village, for a leisurely lunch as she discusses her follow-up novel, The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker. The novel is a love letter to the memories we make over the course of a lifetime and how the heart remembers what matters, even when the mind has long forgotten. 

Thursday 24 October, 12.30 to 1.30pm at Warringah Mall Library. Bookings essential

Chris Hammer Author Talk

Join Chris Hammer as he discusses his new book Silver, the sequel to the bestselling Scrublands. Plagued by traumatic memories, journalist Martin Scarsden vowed never to return to his hometown. However when chance draws him back, he learns an old school friend has been brutally murdered and Martin finds himself back in the front line of reporting. 

Monday 28 October, 6.30 to 7.30pm at Manly Library. Bookings essential

Literary Lunch with Grantlee Kieza

Award-winning journalist Grantlee Kieza will discuss his newest biographical release Macquarie. Drawing from Lachlan Macquarie's rich and detailed journals, Grantlee creates a portrait of a towering and complex figure of Australian colonial history. 

Wednesday 30 October, 12 to 1pm at Glen Street Library. Bookings essential

Paul Byrnes Author Talk 

Join Paul Byrnes as he discusses The Lost Boys, the untold story of these under-age soldiers who fought in the First World War. The incredibly powerful and moving stories of these Anzac kids also features never-before-seen photos. 

Thursday 7 November, 6.30 to 7.30pm at Mona Vale Library. Bookings essential

Petronella McGovern Author Talk

Join local author Petronella McGovern as she discusses her novel Six Minutes. One morning, Lexi Parker dashes to the shop, leaving Bella in the safe care of the other mums in the playground. Six minutes later, Bella is gone. 

Thursday 14 November, 6.30 to 7.30pm at Glen Street Library. Bookings essential