Author Talk: The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a novel based on the incredible true story of Lale Sokolov, a Jewish man imprisoned at Auschwitz and forced to tattoo identification numbers on his fellow prisoners.

Our 2018 Fellows

Meet our new Fellows and discover how they plan to help uncover new stories and offer fresh insight into our extensive collection.


2018 SLNSW Fellows

An Anatomy of a Map

This hands-on workshop will show a variety of maps from the Library's extensive collections.

Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: On Borrowed Time

In his latest publication Robert Manne applies his brilliant mind to the topics that have shaped our world over the last five years, including climate change, the media, Australia’s asylum seeker policy, and WikiLeaks.

Author Talk: The City Rewritten

Authors Ross GibsonMark Mordue and Vanessa Berry have redrafted the city’s identity in their recently released books.