On reading 1 — wherein I am briefly seduced by a Kobo

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Who knows? Maybe I get bored easily or maybe I’m just a whore for new technology. At any rate some months ago I was utterly, albeit briefly, seduced by a Kobo. With its 100 pre-loaded classics, its apparent ease of use, its gorgeously decorated skins, and everything it promised to offer, I was easy prey […]

Book Tweeps – Bradley Hughes, Entregreeneur

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Bradley Hughes is a Green entrepreneur, Internet marketing consultant and Randwick Greens Councillor. He’s also a big reader; he has a library of over 2,000 books. Hughes wrote this definition of the word Entregreeneur on June 16 2003: “One who achieves abundance through practising ethical, ecologically friendly, sustainable enterprise with integrity and goodwill toward all.” […]

Book Tweeps

Being a book fiend, I was curious about what my fellow tweeps have read, are reading, plan to read. I thought it would be fun and interesting to find out and a nice way to get to know them better… First up is Wendy Orr, author of Nim’s Island which became a film of the […]

Miles Franklin Award shortlist announced

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The winner of the Miles Franklin Award will be announced on Thursday June 18. Vote for your favourite in my poll and if you’d like to say why you’re making that choice, I’d love to hear from you. I’ll be reading my way through as many of the titles as I can by the award […]

Footpath Library and the Luncheon Club

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The Benjamin Andrew Footpath Library is an organisation aiming to empower homeless and disavantaged people through books. The organisation builds libraries in hostels and refuges (for men, women and young people) and operates a weekly footpath library. This article recently published in MiNDFOOD magazine tells you more about the founder, Sarah Garnett and how she […]

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