Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

‘Explore’ Books With Melanie Elkan

Our latest episode of ‘Listeners in the Mist’, the library podcast, is online now here (or search for ‘Listeners in the Mist’ in iTunes to download it for free). This week, Heidi Colquhoun interviews Melanie Elkan (Branch Librarian at Blackheath … Continue reading

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Listen In at Springwood Library

Listen In is our National Year of Reading story-time for grown-ups with Fiona Garrood reading short stories by popular authors. Fiona has been reading stories on community radio 2BluFM 98.1 for a couple of years.  Fiona says “There is no age limit … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction: the Dead are Real

The New Yorker has just published a great profile of Hilary Mantel, author amongst  other titles of Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies. It discusses the historical fiction genre: The reputation of historical fiction is unstable.[…] It has difficulty distinguishing … Continue reading

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