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Author Events

Due to current restrictions with Covid-19, our Author Events are all online and can be viewed on Mosman Library Facebook.

No need to book, just visit our page on the day or evening of the talk. Unless otherwise advised, talks will be able to be viewed after the event.

You can send in any questions to the speakers via Facebook when the event is live. The books discussed can be borrowed from Shorelink Libraries.

We are pleased to provide this listing of upcoming author events:


Mr Darcy with Susannah Fullerton

Facebook Live event

Monday October 26, 10.00am

Is there a hero more sexy, influential and attractive than Jane Austen’s Mr Darcy?

What makes us love him?

Is It because he rarely opens his mouth, is it his magnificent home, his rescue of Elizabeth’s family, or simply the contrast between him and the other men in the novel?

The Night Whistler with Greg Woodland

Facebook Live event

Monday November 9, 7.00pm

Local author Greg Woodland will be in conversation with Catherine du Peloux Menage about his debut crime novel The Night Whistler.

NAIDOC Author Talk with Julie Janson ‘Benevolence’

Zoom Live event

Tuesday November 10, 11.00am

Benevolence, a work of historical fiction, is a story told from the perspective of a Darug woman, Muraging (Mary James), born around 1813. Mary’s was one of the earliest Darug generations to experience the impact of British colonisation.

The novel spans the years 1816 –1835 and is set around the Hawkesbury River area, the home of the Darug people, Parramatta and Sydney.

Julie Janson is in conversation with Catherine du Peloux Menage.

This event is for NAIDOC Week

For bookings click here

Those Mitford Girls with Susannah Fullerton

Facebook Live event

Monday November 16, 10.00am

The aristocratic Mitford sisters were writers and socialites, biographers and essayists.

Jessica, was a communist, author and human rights activist. Unity sympathised with the Nazis and worshipped Hitler.

Nancy’s characters had a reckless upper-class Bohemianism, Diana became the most hated woman in Britain during World War II, Debo became a duchess and Pam was the ‘domestic’ sister.

Born to Rule: the children and reigning grandchildren of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert with Scott Whitmont

Facebook Live event

Friday November 20, 11.00am

In this illustrated talk Scott Whitmont will give an overview of the lives of Victoria & Albert’s nine children and how eight of their grandchildren became monarchs in Britain, Germany, Romania, Greece, Russia, Norway, Sweden and Spain.