Good Reading : April 2006
gr readers’ trip David Mitchell talks about his new novel Black Swan Green Classic children’s books – and why their appeal is so enduring Melvyn Bragg on twelve books that changed the world The bloodcurdling final instalment of Couching at the Door NEXT ISSUE on sale 31 March The Byron Bay Writers’ Festival is an event that attracts some of the biggest names in Australian writing each year. This year, readers of gr have the exciting opportunity to travel with a group of other book lovers to the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival. Set in the grounds of the beautiful Byron Bay Beach Resort, the Festival features a range of events such as literary lunches, theatre events, film screenings, readings, conversations and panel discussions. In addition to the exciting literary events, Byron Bay has a number of other attractions to enjoy during your stay including a rich mix of arts and crafts, golf, dolphin watching, renowned cafés, restaurants and bars, and the famous Byron Bay markets. Our readers’ trip to the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival will include: • Accommodation close to the site • Three-day pass to all Festival events • Entry to a feature Festival event • An invitation to have dinner with selected authors • Invitations to launch parties This trip is your chance to soak up the beauty and atmosphere of Byron Bay while participating in talks and discussions about books and writing with other like-minded people. So join us to experience a relax- ing long weekend of good reading in Byron Bay. Numbers are strictly limited so to receive a brochure fill in the card you’ll find with the subscription cards in between pages 44 and 45 and send it back to us! enjoy some good reading in byron bay! What is that buzz in the air? It’s the symphony of satirists and songwriters, sociologists and storytellers, scriptwriters and spiritualists spinning and sharing the secrets of their craft in the lush beachside setting of the Byron Bay Writers Festival. Byron –Bay– Writers Festival 10year anniversary AUGUST in Byron Bay 10year anniversary OUR READERS’ TRIP TO THE BYRON BAY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL AUGUST 3–6 2006 ORDER YOUR COPY NOW!