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Anna Burns

17 October

2018 Man Booker prize winner

Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'incredibly original' book Milkman. Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish author to...

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02 October

125th anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand

2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.  On 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was...

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Movie reel

26 September

Movies based on books - take the quiz!

Test your knowledge to see which of these movies came from books. Click here to take the quiz.

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Books to inspire

20 September

Books to help inspire your inner changemaker

Want to change the world, or change yourself? Author, Beth Comstock, offers some titles for inspiration and discusses why she loves...

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12 September

Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell on why we need libraries

Two great champions of reading for pleasure, Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell, remind us that it really is an important...

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