Archive for August, 2010

28
Aug

Gail Carriger (of Parasol Protectorate) signing in Bris

   Posted by: Professor von Explaino    in Literature

Very late notice (only found out recently myself) but Gail Carriger of the Parasol Protectorate series will be in Pulp Fiction today (Sat 28th Aug) from 2:30 pm.  I’ve rang the shop and they said they welcome people in their Steam Finery. If you haven’t read the books already I’d recommend them - they have elements [...]

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23
Aug

A Neo-Victorian booklaunch invitation

   Posted by: cholmondeley    in Literature, Neo-Victoriana

Melbourne author Lucy Sussex’s book of 19th Century ship’s diaries, Saltwater in the Ink, will be launched at the Melbourne Writer’s Festival (Federation Square) on 29 August at 11am. The launch will feature a choir performing “For Those in Peril on the Sea”, the hymn sung during the sinking of RMS Titanic. Persons of taste [...]