The Books They Would Never Leave Behind
Thursday, 11 May 2006
Press Release: Auckland City Council
The Central City Library presents Glengarry Desert Island Reads, a light-hearted celebration of reading on the evening of 31 May. A panel of local artists, celebrities and writers will share with the audience which books they couldn't live without if theyy were stranded on a deserted island.
Guest speakers include:
- Laureate Award winning actor/director Michael Hurst
- award winning actress-director Jennifer Ward-Lealand
- journalist, music critic and travel writer Graham Reid
- internet ideas wizard Paul Reynolds
- writer and freelance curator of exhibitions Richard Wolf
- book illustrator and artist Pamela Wolfe
- acclaimed painter and writer Jacqueline Fahey
- poet and manuscripts librarian Iain Sharp
Audience participation is an integral part of the evening.