Category Archives: Reading Lists (by genre)

What can I find in the 800s? – Foreign Literature

Another jewel that can be found in the 80os (Art and Literature) section of the library are books written in foreign languages. Try reading Lord of the rings in French, The notebook in German, or perhaps Dante’s Inferno in Italian. … Continue reading

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What can I find in the 800s? – Letters & Journals

Historians found rich pickings in the correspondence of the past, be it from the famous to the ordinary foot soldier.  Explore the letters and journals of yesteryear. Click here to view a Correspondence reading list. Recommended by Zandria.      

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What can I find in the 800s? – Humour & Wit

Sometimes in the rush to find a “good novel” for the weekend, one can overlook the treasures shelved in the 800 section. The children’s joke books are flying off the shelves for the school holidays, and there’s something for Mums and Dads … Continue reading

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Reader’s Advisory – Latin America

Learn more about the history, language and culture of this part of the world.  Check the reading lists on the library catalogue (printed copies available in the library): Latin American fiction and Latin American resources Or, access one of the databases … Continue reading

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Reading List: 28 Maori Battalion

              Those of us with family on the East Coast will more than likely whakapapa to somebody who served with the 28 Maori Battalion.  Here’s a list of books to find out more about … Continue reading

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Reading List: Food in Fiction

Warning: coming to our library at the moment may make you extremely hungry! We have everything food and we have it everywhere! It’s not just our scrumptious range of cook books and foodie mags, not just our DVD collection of … Continue reading

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Reading Lists: Australian Outback Fiction

Stories set in the red dirt, blazing sun, and peril ridden Australian outback: Jackaroos and Jillaroos who overcome adversity, mystery, and personal hardships, find love and friendship, against a back drop of cattle and horses, snakes and lizards, but always the sun … Continue reading

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