to Read Local
As some of these images prove, you don’t have to
be a local to Love Reading Local.
Who else do you know who loves to read local? Why not ask them to tell us which book is their favourite and send us a photo to add to this wall. You can contact us here.
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Sarah, Duchess of York chose “Alexandra Rose and her Icy-cold Toes” by Monique Mulligan (Serenity Press)
Cultural Industries Minister Templeman chose “Perth” by David Whish-Wilson.
Stephen Fry chose “Every Family is Different”.
Janet DeNeefe, Director of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival chose “The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela” by Sisonke Msimang.
British actor Robert Llewellyn (aka Kryten from “Red Dwarf”) chose Tim Winton’s “Dirt Music”.
WA lawyer Lyndsey Pheloung-Beck chose children’s picture book “Can a Quokka Quack”.
Singer/songwriter Gina Williams chose “Rottnest Island, Kingdom of the Quokka” by Leighton DeBarros.
Marcus Canning, former Director of Artrage and Fringeworld, and current Director of The Rechabite chose Josephine Wilson’s “Extinctions”.
Shaheen Hughes, Director of the Museum of Freedom and Tolerance chose “Young Dark Emu” by Bruce Pascoe, published by Broome-based Magabala Books.
Tamara Cook, Director of Known Associates chose “Truth. Growth. Repeat” by Mike Edmonds, with Ronnie Duncan
Prof. Stanley, founding Director of the Telethon Kids Institute chose “Mamang” by Kim Scott, Iris woods and the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project
Sally Carbon, Olympic Gold Medallist, and nine-time Western Australian author chose Rachael Johns ‘The Art of Keeping Secrets’.
Trudi Cornish, Manager Libraries, Heritage and Gallery for the City of Greater Geraldton chose “Nganajungu Yagu” by Charmaine Papertalk-Green
Beth Herbert, owner of Dymocks Busselton, chose an entire bookcase of books.
Sue Henderson, Writing WA Board Member, chose “Do What You’ll Say You’ll Do”, a leadership book by Tammy Tansley.
Joanna Andrew, Coordinator Library Services at the City of Perth Library chose a bunch of books!
Sisonke Msimang, Director of Literature and Ideas at the Perth Festival chose “The Salt Madonna” by Catherine Noske.
Andrew Vlahov, four-time Olympic basketballer, chose Sally Carbon’s “Team Mates”.
Catherine Noske, author and editor of Westerly, chose “Tourmaline” by Randolph Stow.
Media Consultant Janine Pittaway chose “West” by Christian Fletcher.
Poet Nandi Chinna chose “That Was My Home” by Denise Cook.
CSIRO Agriculture & Food Science Director Michael Roberston chose “The Turning”.
Writer Emily Paull chose “Leaving Elvis”.
Guy Boyce, Chair of Writing WA, chose “The Golden Age”.
Radio presenter Gillian O’Shaunness chose “Boots” by Nadia Rhook.
Writer Peter Jeffery chose “In the Hollow of the Land”.
Photographer Jess Gately chose “The Salt Madonna”.