26 Nov 14:30
Join Dewi Anggraeni as she takes you through the historical fictitious endeavors at The Museum of Indonesian Arts while she talks about her book and even signs them in the end for you.
The book ‘My Pain, My Country’ takes you back in May 1998, where a young girl named Nina experiences the heartbreaking attacks targeting the ethnic Chinese in Indonesia. It takes you on a journey where tragedy blends with unspeakable violence and tormenting guilt. Despite of the government best efforts, lives of many people changed dramatically due to Chinese descent.
The life journey of characters interprets the pain a nation must experience to prove as a multiethnic, multicultural and a diverse society against deeply rooted discrimination.
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27 Nov 18:00
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29 Nov 11:00
Do you want to enjoy a dash of tragedy and intelligence in a delightful manner? Join George Roberts’s author of ‘From Ten Down to Three’ at the book signing on 29 Nov 2017 where he will discuss the basic idea of his book.
George loves to write and most enjoyable moment for him is when he gets a new idea in his head and finally makes it on the paper.
The story revolves around a person James and his life tragedies. The presence of tumor caused him to realize that he cannot be a footballer in his whole life. An unexpected encounter happens while saving the life of a young women. The book is full of twists and turns that make James question that whether things are meant to be or it is just a coincidence.
29 Nov 17:30
Author of 'Praying For Strawberries', Gail Simpkins, will be at Dennis Johnson Branch Library on Wednesday 29th November at 5:50pm.
Join Gail for a reading of her book and even get the chance to quiz Gail on 'Praying for Strawberries'. You may even be able to get yourself a signed copy!
Have you ever wondered what an Autism Assistance Dog does? Or about the unique perspective of a person living with autism?
Through his mother's diary, follow nine-year old Lachlan's journey with his new friend "Itsal" the Labrador as they navigate the world together with Lachlan achieving one of his many dreams and goals-learning to surf!
Read about the fantastic improvements Itsal makes to Lachlan's life, and how he strengthens and supports Lachlan and his family.
"Praying for Strawberries is a remarkable story of the daily real life events of a mother, a child and a family whose testimony to the joys and sorrows of a normal family who have been blessed as they travel with each other on a journey where each day unfolds with many surprises not planned for. It is this uncertainty that can be both exhilarating and challenging. The reader will not remain untouched."
- Trevor R Parmenter AM, Professor Emeritus, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney