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The books they would never leave behind

AUCKLAND CITY COUNCIL

MEDIA RELEASE

11 May 2006

The books they would never leave behind

The Central City Library presents Glengarry Desert Island Reads, a light-hearted celebration of reading on the evening of 31 May. A panel of local artists, celebrities and writers will share with the audience which books they couldn’t live without if they were stranded on a desert island.

Guest speakers include:

- Laureate Award winning actor/director Michael Hurst

- award winning actress/director Jennifer Ward-Lealand

- journalist, music critic and travel writer Graham Reid

- internet ideas wizard Paul Reynolds

- writer and freelance curator of exhibitions Richard Wolf

- book illustrator and artist Pamela Wolfe

- acclaimed painter and writer Jacqueline Fahey

- poet and manuscripts librarian Iain Sharp.

Audience participation is an integral part of the evening. Book early to reserve your place. Tickets include a complimentary glass of wine from Glengarry.

Details are:

Time: 6pm

Date: Wednesday, 31 May

Venue: Whare Wananga, Central City Library, Level 2, 44 – 46 Lorne Street, Auckland City

Tickets: $8 or purchase tickets at the Central City Library, ground floor.

For more information on this event, please go to www.aucklandcitylibraries.com or call (09) 377 0209.

ENDS

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