Geez Wayne, if you are a Christchurch book lover September is your month!!! Crime writing superstar and forensic anthropologist Dr Kathy Reichs is here on 23 September. Book now, you don’t want to miss this one. Search our catalogue for her books, and we also have Bones on DVD (the TV series she produces starring the hardcase Temperance Brennan).
And over at the Christchurch Arts Festival there is more writing and thinking to savour:
- The play Gifted about Janet Frame writing Owls Do Cry in Frank Sargeson’s garden shed.
- The Ideas section features:
- The state of the play features playwrights Briar Grace-Smith, Hone Kouka and Fiona Farrell discussing what inspires, challenges and intrigues them as they write for the New Zealand stage.
- In A Novel Idea, writers Stephanie Johnson, Sarah Laing and Carl Nixon talk with fellow author Rachael King.
- Lloyd Jones will be talking about his new memoir A History of Silence.
Search our catalogue for works by festival presenters and performers. Get yourself warmed up for a literary September.
Search our catalogue for:
- Fiona Farrell
- Lloyd Geering
- Briar Grace-Smith
- Hone Kouka
- Stephanie Johnson
- Lloyd Jones
- Sarah Laing
- Rosemary McLeod
- Carl Nixon
- Justin Paton