International Day of Persons With Disabilities

3rd December 2021 "Disability inclusion is an essential condition to upholding human rights, sustainable development, and peace and security. It is also central to the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to leave no one behind. The commitment to realizing the rights of persons with disabilities is not only a matter of justice; … Continue reading International Day of Persons With Disabilities

Women’s prize for Fiction 2020

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the women's prize for fiction. The shorts list is as follows: Dominicana by Angie CruzGirl, Woman, Other by Bernardine EvaristoA Thousand Ships by Natalie HaynesThe Mirror and the Light by Hilary MantelHamnet by Maggie O’ FarrellWeather by Jenny Offill The winner for 2020 is 'Hamnet' by Maggie O'Farrell a story about grief and loss … Continue reading Women’s prize for Fiction 2020

Booker Prize 2020

Fiction at it's finest! The winner of this year's Booker prize 2020 is Douglas Stuart for his first novel 'Shuggie Bain'. The novel is autobiographical, based in Glasgow, where he grew up with is alcoholic mother; who died when he was just sixteen. The short listed titles are also available to borrow in the library.