Authors at Ashfield in May
Thursday 4 May 11am Level 6 Council Chambers
The Unintentional Medium: Suzi Samuel.
When the boundaries between the real world and the unseen world overlap and you begin getting cooking tips and dating advice from your ghostly grannies, life itself can never be the same. Book for purchase and signing from the author.
Monday 8 May 11am Level 6 Council Chambers
Jo Henwood illustrated lecture: Fears and powers in disguise: the history of the Fairy Tale.
Friday 19 May 6pm for 6.30pm Level 6 Council Chambers/Local Studies Room Level 2
Michael Duffy and Nick Hordern with their new book Sydney noir: the golden years.
The first ever book devoted entirely to the golden years of the Sydney underworld: George Freeman, Lennie McPherson, Abe Saffron and more including the notion that Sir Robert Askin may not be guilty of corruption as many have claimed. Book for purchase and signing Better Read Than Dead Newtown. Bookings essential www.ashfieldlibrary.eventbrite.com.au
Wednesday 31 May 11am Level 6 Council Chambers
Jo Henwood illustrated lecture:
Robin Hood around the world: the outlaw hero in legend and history
Robbing from the rich to give to the poor- it’s a potent image of justice over the law, and from Hereward the Wake to Ned Kelly, from Janos Janucik.