Join Caroline Ford at the Manly Art's Festival this Sunday 28 September at 11am as she shares fascinating insights from her newly published history of Sydney’s ocean coast, Sydney Beaches: A History, exploring some of the more surprising forces that have shaped our beaches and beach culture.
Where: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade, Manly
When: Sun 28 Sept, 11am
Enquiries: MAG&M 9976 1421, http://manlyartsfestival.com/music-talks-tours.htm
The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing 2014 shortlist is:
Frank Bowden Eleven grams of trouble
Jo Chandler TB and me: A medical souvenir
Peter Meredith Weathering the storm
James Mitchell Crow Is there room for organics?
Stephen Pincock The quantum spinmeister: Professor Andrea Morello
Winners will be announced by UNSW Chancellor David Gonski on November 6 at an event hosted by UNSW Press and the Faculty of Science, UNSW. All the shortlisted entries are included in The Best Australian Science Writing 2014, NewSouth’s annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year. The book will also be launched at the November 6 event.