Archives for February 2017

The Impossible Zoo by Leo Ruickbie #libraryloot

This is the first in a series of posts I’m calling #libraryloot and they are discoveries from the collection of the library where I work. They are returns gleaned from stints on the Circ desk, shelving finds, recommended reads from customers, or freshly unpacked new books (best job ever). Actually, working in a library really is like working in a candy shop!

On the Blue Train by Kristel Thornell #AWW2016

In December 1926, Agatha Christie, already a well-known novelist, starred in her own mystery when she ‘disappeared’ for 11 days without a word to her husband or six-year-old daughter. The discovery of her abandoned car near the edge of a cliff suggested suicide or murder and the case sparked a nationwide manhunt. Christie was eventually […]

After Before Time by Robbi Neal #AWW2016

  When Robbi Neal and her family moved from Geelong to the remote Lockhart River Aboriginal community in Cape York to manage the local art centre, their plan was to stay for a year. One year turned into seven and during her stay, Neal (an artist, former Baptist pastor and welfare worker) listened to the […]

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