June Bookclub: “The Strays” by Emily Bitto

Hello Bookclubbers,

This month we are reading the 2015 Stella Prize winning “The Strays” by Emily Bitto.

Our Third Thursday Bookclub is open to all.
WHEN: third Thursday of each month @5pm

WHERE: Candelo Books 208 Carp St Bega

Drop us a line if you’d like to join in candelobooks@bigpond.com

Click here to purchase a copy of “The Strays” by Emily Bitto

Four Stories Event

Enjoy an evening hearing four perspectives on working with communities in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Timor Leste. Hear about the hardships, the joys, the personal challenges, inspirations and learn about what it’s like to submerge yourself in a totally different culture.

6pm Thursday 27th Oct @ Candelo Books



The Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 longlist

Rosie Alison The Very Thought of You

Eleanor Catton The Rehearsal

Clare Clark  Savage Lands

Amanda Craig Hearts and Minds

Roopa Farooki The Way Things Look to Me

Rebecca Gowers The Twisted Heart

M.J. Hyland This is How

Sadie Jones Small Wars

Barbara Kingsolver The Lacuna

Laila Lalami The Secret Son

Andrea Levy The Long Song

Attica Locke Black Water Rising

Maria McCann The Wilding

Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall

Nadifa Mohamed Black Mamba Boy

Lorrie Moore A Gate at the Stairs

Monique Roffey The Woman on the Green Bicycle

Amy Sackville The Still Point

Kathryn Stockett The Help

Sarah Waters The Little Stranger

Barbara Jefferis Award 2010

The Australian Society of Authors has announced the winner of the Barbara Jefferis Award 2010.

Valued at $35,000, the Award is offered annually for “the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society”.


Kristina Olsson The China Garden


Steven Carroll The Lost Life

Enza Gandolfo Swimming

Cate Kennedy The World Beneath

Susan Varga Headlong

Highly Commended

Judith Lanigan A True History of the Hula Hoop

Lili Wilkinson Pink

Previous Winners

2009 Helen Garner The Spare Room

2008 Rhyll McMaster Feather Man