Our Refugee Week reading list

World Refugee Day and Refugee Week are an opportunity to raise awareness of the plight of refugees, as well as celebrate the huge positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. We’ve gathered together a reading list of favourite and important refugee stories from fiction and non-fiction, suitable for young and old, so what better time to pick up a new book and look at a very different life?… Read the rest

Five highlights from the 2014 Sydney Writers’ Festival

It may be over for another year, but if you want to relive it or missed out on all the fun, we’ve collected some of the key sessions from this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival for your enjoyment – featuring entertainment, controversy and some writing tips, here’s your chance to enjoy our top five highlights.… Read the rest

Googly eyes

We would like to share with you a website for your enjoyment. A very simple concept, highly entertaining. Books with googly eyes. On the aptly titled, GooglyEyeBooks Tumblr. In their own words “A blog combining two of mankind’s greatest achievements: literature and googly eyes.”

Pictures, 1000 words, etc:

The Blind Assassin takes on a meaning with googly eyes.… Read the rest