Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Bring your friends along for a great night out and
hear author Barbara Ewing present her latest novel The petticoat men.
historical novel tells the story of Ernest and Freddie: two young gentlemen
who dressed as women and attended balls and public events until they were
arrested. The scandal of this event triggered a real life court case,
Ewing is a New Zealand-born actress and author who lives in London. She is the
author of six historical novels, one of which, A dangerous vine, was longlisted for the Women's
Prize for Fiction.
glass of wine and some light refreshments and settle in for a great night
Tuesday 17 February, 6pm - 7.30pm
of Barbara's books will be available for sale and signing, courtesy of
Publisher HarperCollins and Bookseller The Booklover.
For the Takapuna Library event RSVP by calling 09 890 4903 or email Helen Woodhouse.
is also speaking at Remuera Library
On Monday 16 February, 6.30pm - 8.30 pm
the Remuera Library event by calling 09 520 2532.
Come along to meet
psychologist Dr Doreen Davy, whose recently published book Emotional life is aimed to give readers
skills and strategies to help them master their emotions, and live a
healthier, happier and more fulfilling life.
Copies of Doreen's book will
be available for purchase and signing.
Join us at 6pm for light
refreshments followed by Doreen's talk at 6.30pm.
Places are limited and booking
is recommended, so RSVP by calling 09 890 4903 or email Helen Woodhouse.
may also want to pencil into your diary that Max Cryer will speaking at
Takapuna Library, about his latest book The Cat’s Out of the Bag, on Tuesday 10
March at 12 noon. An email notice will be sent nearer the time.
forward to seeing you at our events
Helen Woodhouse| Takapuna Community Library Manager| Auckland Libraries –Ngā Whare Mātauranga
o Tāmaki Makaurau - Ph 09 890 4903 Extn (46) 4903 Mobile 021 945
179 Takapuna Library, 1 The Strand, Takapuna Private Bag 93-508,
Takapuna, Auckland 0740