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This Week at Pages and Pages

It has been a week of book awards. The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly The Orange Prize) shortlist has been announced. The Children's Book Council of Australia has also announced their shortlists. And on Tuesday morning Australian timeThe Pulitzer Prize winners will be announced.

A famous line of Emily Dickinson sums up this novel about her life. Í've None to tell me to but thee. Who is the person she is telling everything to? What was the truth about Emily Dickinson and her brother and his lover? A young woman is researching dairies and letters in the hope of writing a movie script. Her own life especially relationships mirror the Dickinson family. Love sex and secrets. Williiam Nicholson brings all these together in a book that has to be made into a movie. Chris
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A simple need for her birth certificate leads Jane, aged 19, to a devastating secret: she is adopted.  Almost forty years after finding out about her adoption, Jane is welcomed warmly into her biological mother's family in London. Astonished, Jane is told her talented, complex and attractive mother was a British spy  Secrets, Spies and Spotted Dogs interweaves the raw emotion of adoptee discovery, the heart-pounding threads of WWII espionage, and the author's poignant search for truth and identity.
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Oscar and Meg are best friends living next door to each other in Ireland. When Meg's family move to New Zealand, Paloma's family move into their house. Paloma is controlling and sly and believes that "the only way to get ahead in life is to annihilate your rivals". Oscar and Paloma seem to become friends but when Oscar goes missing it is only Meg and his brother Stevie who believe he is alive.Jan
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Malcolm Knox

A Mosman Library Evening

29-Apr-2015 7:00 pm Wednesday
Award winning author and journalist Malcolm Knox will be speaking about his latest novel, The Wonder Lover.

This is an audacious and imaginative tale about John Wonder, a man with three families, each one kept secret from each other. His life is a life of 
breathtaking lies and betrayals.

Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown).
For all enquiries contact Mosman Library on 9978-4091 
Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or 
 

Kate Llewellyn

A Mosman Library Morning

30-Apr-2015 10:30 am Thursday
A deeply satisfying diary of gardening, family, friends, ageing and renewal. In ‘A Fig at the Gate’, author Kate Llewellyn, now in her seventies, embraces a new phase in her life, asking the question, 'How does one live well?' 

Kate will also be talking about her just released book, “First Things First”, which is a collection of letters to her friends. 

A free event, bookings essential.

For all enquiries contact
Mosman Library on 9978-4091 

 Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or 
 

Maggie Alderson

A Mosman Library Evening

04-May-2015 7:00 pm Monday
Is it ever better to tell? 
Even the closest families have secrets, it's when they are shared that things begin to change. 

The lives of three very different sisters collide in this witty new novel from bestseller Maggie Alderson.

Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown)
For all enquiries contact Mosman Library on 9978-4091 
 Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or 
 

Kate Grenville

A Mosman Library Evening

11-May-2015 7:00 pm Monday
When Kate Grenville’s mother died she left behind many fragments of memoir. These were the starting point for One Life, the story of a woman whose life spanned a century of tumult and change.

This is a daughter’s intimate account of the patterns in her mother's life and a deeply moving homage by one of Australia’s finest writers.

Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown)
For all enquiries contact Mosman Library on 9978-4091 
 Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or 
 

Margaret Pomeranz & Philippa Whitfield-Pomeranz

A Bathers' Lunch

03-Jun-2015 12:00 pm Wednesday
With gorgeous photography, family snapshots, stories of movie stars and directors, misadventures and fun times - as well as eighty of Margaret and Pip's favourite recipes - Let's Eat is a celebration of food, film, family and friends.

$85 includes a three course lunch and a glass of wine
 
Bookings with the Bathers’ office on 9969-5050

Ross Gittins

A Mosman Library Evening

24-Jun-2015 7:00 pm Wednesday
Ross Gittins is one of Australia’s pre-eminent economic journalists.
For forty years he has had a ringside seat as the Australian economy has gone through radical change.

His latest book Gittins: A life among budgets, bulldust and bastardry is an insightful and entertaining analysis of the Australian economy.

Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown)
For all enquiries contact Mosman Library on 9978-4091 
 Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or 
 
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