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AUTHOR EVENTS

Paul Ham / At The Library

10-Oct-2016. 7:00 PM

The book tells the story of ordinary men in the grip of a political and
military power struggle that
determined their fate and has
foreshadowed the destiny of the world for a century.

Passchendaele lays down a powerful challenge to the idea of war as an
inevitable expression of the human will, and examines the culpability of governments and military commanders in a catastrophe that destroyed the best part of a generation.


Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown).

For all enquiries contact Mosman Library Service on 9978-4091
Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or Book Online 
Barry O’Keefe Library
605 Military Road, Mosman

Tim Winton / BOOKED OUT

10-Oct-2016. 12:00 PM

Tim Winton discusses boyhood, movies and road-trips, family and faith, art and writing as he reveals the real characters and events behind his novels. 

The remarkable true stories of The Boy Behind the Curtain reveal an intimate and rare view of Tim Winton's imagination at work and play. By turns impassioned, funny, joyous, astonishing, this is Winton's most personal book to date, an insight into the man who's held us enthralled for three decades and helped us reshape our view of ourselves. Behind it all, from risk-taking youth to surprise-averse middle age, has been the crazy punt of staking everything on becoming a writer.

Join us for an intimate lunch with one of Australia’s finest writers.

$75 includes a two course lunch and a glass of wine
For Bookings call The Bathers' office on 9969-5050

Silvia Colloca / A Bathers' Lunch

13-Oct-2016. 12:00 PM

In her third cookbook, La Dolce Vita, Italian born Silvia Colloca responds to the misconception that Italian food is unhealthy with her honest, authentic guide to ‘the sweet life’ - guilt free.

Amidst the current hype for healthy eating fixes like the zucchini
spaghetti, cauliflower parmesan cheese and pumpkin lasagne sheets that infiltrate our newsfeeds - Silvia’s approach is simple and cost- effective: enjoy fresh and sustainable food.

Silvia reminds us that food is an occasion to gather, nurture, entertain and most importantly, celebrate life. And it’s so easy with recipes for children’s parties, edible gifts, picnics and of explore the true flexibility of Italian cuisine.

$75 includes a two course lunch and a glass of wine.
For Bookings call The Bathers' office on 9969-5050

Mark Tedeschi QC / At The Library

2-Nov-2016. 7:00 PM

From the bestselling author of
Kidnapped and Eugenia, comes the story of Australia’s unsung civil rights hero.

The most sensational trial of mass
murder in Australia’s legal history
occurred in 1883 when eleven convicts and former convicts were put on trial for the murder of 28 aboriginal men,
women and children at Myall Creek.


Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown).


For all enquiries contact Mosman Library Service on 9978-4091
Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or Book Online 
Barry O’Keefe Library
605 Military Road, Mosman

John Flanagan / Authors After School

3-Nov-2016. 4:00 PM

What really happened at Hackham Heath that made Halt a hero to the entire Kingdom? This is the prequel Ranger's Apprentice fans have been waiting for. When Baron Morgarath escaped to avoid punishment for treason, an uneasy peace fell on Araluen. But the Rangers know Morgarath will be planning his next move. King Duncan must prepare for war.
Morgarath’s force of savage, inhuman Wargals seems unstoppable against Duncan’s depleted army. One wrong move could mean defeat. At the Battle of Hackham Heath, the fate of a Kingdom will be decided.
The origin story of how Halt came to be Araluen’s most famous Ranger – and how war will shape the future of the next generation – will thrill Ranger’s Apprentice fans and new readers alike.
John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice and Brotherband adventure series have sold more than eight million copies worldwide. His books are available in more than one hundred countries, are regularly on the New York Times bestseller list, and have had multiple award shortlistings and wins in Australia and overseas. John, a former television and advertising writer, lives with his wife in Sydney.

Stephanie Alexander / SOLD OUT

03-Nov-2016. 7:00 PM

In her milestone new book beloved cook and food educator, Stephanie Alexander, shares some of her favourite menus, most precious memories, and decades of experience in the kitchen, to make any dinner party you are planning a special occasion. Featuring 25 menus ranging from far and wide to close at hand, Stephanie begins each menu with an introduction, sharing the particular moments from her life that inspired each one. From trips to Peru, Italy and Istanbul to memories such as creating a ground breaking Valentine’s Day menu at Stephanie’s Restaurant and remembering Elizabeth David.

The Cook’s Table will sit alongside all your other Stephanie Alexander favourites to be read, shared, cooked from and enjoyed for years to come.

$125 includes a three course dinner and a glass of wine. For Bookings call The Bathers' office on 9969-5050

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