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Book Club at BUC, facilitated by Jeanette Acland The Miniaturist is the 2014 debut novel of English actress and author Jessie Burton and is set in 17thC Amsterdam. On an autumn day in 1686, 18-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in Amsterdam. She has come from the country to [...]

By |2019-08-27T01:32:20+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , |0 Comments

Book Club

Book Club at BUC, facilitated by Jeanette Acland Peter Greste’s The First Casualty: A Memoir from the Front Lines of the Global War on Journalism will be the focus of our discussion in July.  In a world where the first casualty of war is truth, journalism has become the new battleground. Foreign correspondent, Peter [...]

By |2019-07-01T05:10:13+00:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Book Club

Danger Music by Eddie Ayres  From the former ABC Classic FM classicist comes a remarkable story about the power of music and courage to be one’s self.  In 2014 Emma was spiralling into a deep depression, driven by anguish about her gender. She quit the radio, travelled, and applied for a position at Dr [...]

By |2019-05-09T10:51:00+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Book Club

Our final meeting for 2018 – not to be missed!  Please bring: A favourite Christmas story to share. It can be non text, picturebook, chapter book – whatever you like The name of a book you read this year that still resonates with you.  A very small plate of food to share. This gathering [...]

By |2018-11-15T22:41:42+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , |0 Comments