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2021 Miles Franklin Winner

Acclaimed Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey has been awarded Australia’s prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel The Labyrinth, published by Text Publishing. Seven-time novelist Ms Lohrey has appeared on the Miles Franklin longlist three times and on the shortlist twice, … Continue reading

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Miles Franklin Shortlist 2021

The Miles Franklin Literary Award is Australia’s most prestigious literature prize. Established through the will of My Brilliant Career author, Miles Franklin, the prize is awarded each year to a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – September

  Surfeit of Lampreys by Ngaio Marsh – I’ve gone for some old school Golden Age Crime recently, and am revisiting Ngaio Marsh’s beautifully understated stories. Her hero Roderick Alleyn of The Yard is devastatingly urbane and clever, the settings … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – JULY

Blue Mountains Library wishes you all happy reading, watching and listening in July. It’s been a while since we had a What Library staff are reading – April.  As we entered the COVID-19 lockdown I found I was unable to … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – April

Blue Mountains Library wishes you all happy reading and listening in April. How the Dead Speak by Val McDermid eAudio on RB Digital – the is number 11 in the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series. (The eAudiobook of number … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – February

The Chain by Adrian McKinty – I have enjoyed Adrian McKinty’s other novels set in Northern Ireland and with such interesting titles as I hear sirens in the street and Police at the station and they don’t look friendly. Apparently … Continue reading

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