Good Reading : September 2007
Dementia Awareness Month 17 September – 17 October 2007 Your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may be reduced by: • Exercising or challenging your brain daily • Exercising your body for 30 minutes three times a week. • Eating a balanced diet • Regularly checking your blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and blood sugars • Engaging socially • Avoiding bad habits • Protecting your head when appropriate. Visit www.alzheimers.org.au for more information and for special events in September. The FREE Canberra Readers and Writers Festival 17-23 September at Exhibition Park Baba Brinksman (Canada), Louise Penny (Canada), David Gibbons (Canada), James Friel (UK), Jane Rogers (UK), Chris Orsman (NZ), Laurence Fearnley (NZ), Lincoln Hall, Greg Duncan Powell, Gideon Haigh, Peter Timms, Emma Driver, G. Allen Mawer, Robyn Rowland, Adrian Caesar, Alan Gould, Craig Cormick, Bernadette Hince, Nicholas Drayson, Tom Griffiths. Enquiries: 02 6262 9191 www.actwriters.org.au/Festivals/festivals.htm Pure Australiana! Slippery When Wet Box Set A Collection of Australian Short Stories Containing winning and finalist stories from the Slippery When Wet Short Story Competition. This series unleashes the unpredictability of experiences lived on the road, through classic Australian tales of adventure, written by Australian authors. This Box Set contains the series’ first five compilations, plus the Slippery When Wet Audio Book CD. Out in October 2007 Visit: www.slipperywhenwetstories.com.au for further details. by the book WHAT’S ON ... WHAT’S NEW gr promotion If you have a product that our readers should know about phone Beth for details on 02 9810 2477 or email: email@example.com Experience the joy of words at the 2007 Brisbane Writers Festival! 12 - 16 September Experience the depth and diversity of our impressive list of international and national writers at the iconic State Library of Queensland and the Brisbane Powerhouse. Armistead Maupin, Louise Penny, Patrick Gale, David Malouf, Victoria Glendinning, Damon Galgut, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Javier Sierra, Ariella Kornmehl, Louis Sachar, David Gibbins, Raj Patel, Michael Morpurgo, Emily Rodda, amongst others.... See website for details: www.brisbanewritersfestival.com.au or phone 07 3255 0254. Buy Magabala Books Online Magabala Books is pleased to announce our NEW WEBSITE is now up and running. You can now easily purchase • our wide range of Indigenous and Torres Strait books online from anywhere in the world • Access information about our authors and illustrators • Check out the latest Magabala news. We look forward to welcoming you at www.magabala.com Magabala Books Phone: 08 9192 1991 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.