Gleebooks event Sunday Nov.9th-



Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Pt Rd Sydney,for-

Rosamund Dallow, author of “Broken Rhythms,” will be
In conversation with Irina Dunn, Director of The Australian Writers Network,
and Greens MP Dr John Kaye.

This will be fun-we’ll be discussing love, life, the whole damned thing-how the book came to be written-

the social conditions of a tumultuous era-and their effect on the characters.

Audience questions can be asked, with a glass of wine in one hand,and  a Turkish pide in the other.

This free event is 3,30 for 4, at-Gleebooks-49 Glebe Point Road, Sydney-

we look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP to ph 02 9660 2333 or email- events@ or book online.


The books I wish I had written-


War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy-when I re read it, I measure my human growth by what I now fully understand.

Catch 22-Joseph Heller’s masterpiece.Brilliant, zany, a tour de force- and a stunning indictment of war and warmongers.
Persuasion, Jane Austen-the sensitive, nuanced relationship between the central characters-the cramping social obligations which damage, but can’t destroy, true feelings.
Gorky Park,Martin Cruz Smith-which introduced me to 6 thrillers starring the only honest man in the former Soviet system-Arkady Renko, indomitable- inflexibly honest-inventively smart- a rare being.
Through Western Eyes- Joseph Conrad-what a writer! Depth upon depth of insight into a doomed regime.

A few favourites- I’d love to hear from others,image002 do share “books which matter to you-“