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What we’re reading pt.17

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child By J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne Reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is like going on a nostalgic trip to your home [...]

Five Questions with a Bookshop: Gleebooks

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

How did Gleebooks come to be? Gleebooks opened as a secondhand bookshop in 1975, under the ownership of Tony Gallagher. He died in 1978, and Roger Mackell and David Gaunt [...]

A Message from Jemma Birrell

August 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dear Festival friends and fellow bibliophiles, I’d like to let you know that I’m leaving Sydney Writers’ Festival at the end of the year to pursue new adventures. [...]

What we’re reading pt.16

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

A Brief History Of Seven Killings by Marlon James Before heading to the Caribbean earlier this year, I checked in with my Sydney Writers’ Festival neighbours for [...]

What we’re reading pt.15

July 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson At the City Recital Hall in May this year, Jeanette Winterson emerged from the wings of the stage as something of a literary rockstar [...]

What we’re reading pt.14

June 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

So you want to be a brain surgeon?  Read two tales from beyond the brain. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi  Do No Harm by Henry Marsh I’ve been down a [...]

What we’re reading pt.13

June 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

We never stop reading. Here’s a book recommendation for the long weekend. _____ Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle I recently went on a post-Festival getaway to the [...]
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