*”Its easy to make the switch”
*Information for those still recording to cassette.
*Hints for recording at an appropriate volume level.
Find more News on the newsletter for Autumn 2013 on the link below
Please join us to hear Ian Callinan AC, QC on Monday 22 April 2013 from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm at the Brisbane Square Library George St Brisbane.
Please reply to QNS with your postal address by Monday 1 April 2013, so a complimentary MP3 audio copy of either of these two book may be posted to you prior to the event.
(07) 3324 0004
Light early lunch is provided.
About the Author
Ian Callinan is a former High Court Judge and recipient of the nation’s highest civil honour (Companion of the Order of Australia) ‘for service to the judiciary and the practice of law, to the arts and to the community’. He has served on the boards of numerous publicly funded organisations – including the ABC and the Australian Defence Force Academy – and, most recently, was the commissioner of the inquiry into the outbreak of equine influenze in Australia. Ian is one of the very few Australian authors writing knowledgeable and sophisticated modern fiction about Australian people of affairs and means. Author of The Coroner’s Conscience, The Lawyer and the Libertine, The Missing Masterpiece, Appointment at Amalfi, The Russian Master and After the Monsoon. Each of his books finishes with a momentous and thought-provoking impact. He has a considerable published oeuvre including plays produced in Brisbane – Brazilian Blue, The Cellophane Ceiling and The Acquisition. Besides being a successful novelist and playwright, he has written reviews, short stories and occasional pieces. This is to say nothing of his vast output of legal writing.
Ian Callinan lives in Brisbane with his wife and two cattle dogs.
*VIP Book Club – QNS will be hosting its second VIP Book Club for 2012 on Monday 26 November at which Marion Houldsworth will be the guest author.
*Narrator Tips – Exporting finished audio files.
Find more News on the newsletter for Spring 2011 on the link below
Please join us to hear Marion Houldsworth on Monday 26 November from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm at the Brisbane Square Library George St Brisbane.
Please reply to QNS with your postal address by Wednesday 21 November 2012 so a complimentary MP3 audio copy of either of these two books may be posted to you prior to the event.
Light early lunch is provided.
The Morning Side of the Hill is an account of wartime Townsville depicting the impact of war on an Australian community, a resilient Townsville displaying nothing of the sagging morale reported to Canberra…. written with skill and sensitivity.
The new Winter 2012 catalogue contains 25 book tittles, 14 of which are “Open Access” tittles.
The new Summer 2012 catalogue contains 35 book tittles, 15 of which are “Open Access” tittles.
From the Bookjacket is a 15 minute radio show which is presented by QNS and aired monthly on 4RPH radio station. The show informs listeners of the most recent additions to the QNS audio book catalogue by giving a detailed synopsis, as well as information about the author and reviews on each book. Radio 4RPH is a radio station for the print handicapped. It can be listened to at 1296AM and a program guide is available at www.4rph.org.au
From the Bookjacket is aired on Mondays at 9:50 am and 6:20 pm and is presented by QNS staffmember Nick Warren.
The QNS office will be closed from Wednesday 21st December 2011 to Tuesday 3rd January 2012.
The management committee and staff would like to acknowledge our volunteers for their generous donation of time and effort, which has been an invaluable contribution to the organisation this year.
The staff and management committee would like to extend our very best wishes to you and your families, for a joyous and safe Christmas and a happy New Year.