Tag Archives: True Crime

Books to Die For

Blue Mountains Library is taking a forensic look at the world of crime writing with a whole morning dedicated to exploring the many intriguing facets of this genre with some of Australia’s best-selling and award-winning authors. Join us as we … Continue reading

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In Cold Blood

Today is the 50th anniversary of the publication of In True Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote. In True Blood is considered to be the first narrative non-fiction book, that is a book … Continue reading

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The Next Great Hotbed of Crime Writing – the 2014 Ned Kelly Awards Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Australian Crime Writers Association Ned Kelly Awards was announced at the Bendigo Writers Festival last weekend. The ACWA award prizes for crime fiction and true crime writing with four categories : Best Fiction, Best First Fiction, True Crime and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Author Talks

Blue Mountains City Library has some great Author Talks coming up with some talented local authors… On Saturday 22 February, 2014 Katoomba Library will be hosting Claire Corbett, author of When We Have Wings. For more about this talk, see … Continue reading

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Read Watch Play 2013 – April : Crime Read

April in Read Watch Play brings us to Crime Reads – my favourite! Murder is a messy business. The motivations behind committing murder can be complicated. The murder weapon needs to be considered, a pistol perhaps? Or, the ubiquitous blunt … Continue reading

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Interview with local author Jason Foster

Jason Foster is an author, poet, journalist and History teacher at Jamison High School in Sydney’s western suburbs. He has been published in American History magazines, Australian travel magazines and poetry anthologies in the United Kingdom. His books include Seven Bones: … Continue reading

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