Ann Cleeves Wild Fire feature

Ann Cleeves: Wild Fire

From award-winning and Sunday Times top five best seller Ann Cleeves comes the eighth, and final, novel in the Shetland Series – a major BBC One drama starring Douglas Henshall as DI Jimmy Perez. Shetland: Welcomin...
Jackie Ryan We'll Show the World Expo 88

Jackie Ryan: We’ll Show the World

How did one long and expensive party change a city forever? World Expo 88 was the largest, longest, and loudest of Australia’s bicentennial events. A shiny 1980s amalgam of cultural precinct, shopping mall, theme park, t...
State Library Victoria Books (detail)

Melbourne Rare Book Week 2018

Now in its seventh year, Melbourne Rare Book Week has become a major attraction for book collectors, librarians and all who have a love of words, print on paper and literary heritage. Running from Friday 29 June to Sunda...