The third installment in Malcolm Scott's reflections on his life, following on from I Fed a Currawong
and Letters from a Thylacine.
The Devil in the Detale - General Nurse Training at the Austin Hospital (Heidelberg) Melbourne, is his account of Nurse training in 1958 to 1961, the greatest experience of his life.
Karenlee Thompson Flame Tip
Book Signing Wednesday 29th March 11am
Karenlee Thompson is a writer of fiction and non-fiction, who is passionate about reading and writing the Australian voice. She has been published in a number of Australian Papers and has written a number of short stories for children and adults.
Karenlee will be in store signing copies of her new book Flame Tip, a collection of short fictions that are as diverse in subject matter as they are in length. The short stories are tenuously (and sometimes obscurely) connected by the Tasmanian Black Tuesday bushfires of 1967
Lib Heyward The Hero's Journey Living with Blood Cancer
Book Launch Thursday 6th April 6pm
The Hero’s Journey
is a guide for both you and your family in explaining the roller-coaster of emotions that may be present as you face the challenges of treatment for blood cancer (but the skills learnt within this book can be applied to any type of cancer).
Lib has created this book in a down-to-earth, easy read style to assist those living with blood cancer to; • Reduce worry • Manage over-thinking • Build better communication; and • Maintain hope in the face of uncertainty
Mark Isaacs Nauru Burning
Book Launch Friday 7th April 6pm
Amnesty Refugee Action Group are holding a book launch at Petrarch's Book Shop, featuring Mark Isaacs new book “Nauru Burning”.
In Nauru Burning
Mark Isaacs explores the secrecy around Australia's offshore immigration detention centres to reveal a climate of fear and hopelessness, culminating in the riot and fire which destroyed much of the Nauru regional processing centre in July 2013.
Ultimately, it is a comment on the lack of accountability and oversight for service providers in the deliberately remote and closed environment of Australia’s offshore detention centres.
is a short but important read at 78 pages and is another dark chapter in our country’s treatment of people seeking protection.’