Episode 17: Book Review Competition Winner Marie Hutchison

July 30, 2012

Marie Hutchison wrote the winning review for our June Book Review Competition - a wonderful review of ‘Religion for Athiests’ by Alain de Botton. In this podcast, she is interviewed by Naomi Oliver about her favourite books.


Episode 16: Book Conservation with Jill Gurney

July 20, 2012

Naomi chats to  Jill Gurney, Book Conservator, in her Blue Mountains Studio. This fascinating interview covers Jill’s work with saving books, embellishing books and documenting the laborious processes involved in her discipline.


Episode 15: The Blue Mountains Family History Society

July 19, 2012

To celebrate National Family History Week (27th July - 5th August), we have an interview with Jan Koperberg, Pauline Hincksman and Alison Tissington from the Blue Mountains Family History Society, who have over the last two years reorganised the resources in the family history section of Springwood Library.


Episode 14 - Discover - with Vicki Edmunds

July 12, 2012

John is joined by Vicki Edmunds (Manager of Libraries & Customer Services at the Blue Mountains City Council), in this interview about interesting jobs and favourite books!


Episode 13 - Alan Crooks and Annie Sharkey from The Turning Page Bookshop

July 9, 2012

John Merriman interviews Alan Crooks and Annie Sharkey, owners of The Turning Page Bookshop in Springwood.


Episode 12 - Author Dr Paula Jane Byrne

July 3, 2012

A fascinating interview with Dr Paula Jane Byrne, local author and historian. Dr Byrne is the author of Criminal Law and Colonial Subject and talks to Naomi Oliver about her latest book, Judge Advocate - Ellis Bent - Letters and Diaries 1809-1811. She has also lectured at a number of Australian Universities and held research positions at Sydney University, the ANU, and the National Library of Australia.

You visit her information page on the Federation Press website, here.