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Two of Australia’s finest

06 Oct 2020 News
Sit in on a chat between two of our literary idols ~ Malcolm Knox and Christos Tsiolkas ~ this Thursday night. Discussing Malcolm’s latest (and greatest) novel, Bluebird, the two friends talk about personal
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Join us for an exclusive live event with Sam Bloom.

19 Aug 2020 News
She had the world at her feet. Sam Bloom had travelled to some of the world’s most remote places, fallen deeply in love and married her shy, funny, scruffy and tirelessly hardworking soulmate Cameron.
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A Cause for Celebration

30 Jul 2020 News, Reviews
  Cooking for comfort? Whether quarantine has turned us into experimental chefs or habitués of the take-away, we can continue to explore our love for good food with beautiful new cookbooks! August is a
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Why Weren’t We Told…. a reading list to learn from.

18 Jun 2020 News
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. In his 1999 bestseller ‘Why Weren’t We Told’ Australian historian Henry Reynolds wrote frankly about his personal journey to understand
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Bookoccino’s Pascale Kahn talks ‘Rules of Civility’ with Amor Towles

10 Jun 2020 News
Rules of Civility is a kaleidoscopic portrait of 1930s New York. Bookoccino’s Pascale Kahn talks with Amor Towles about his glittering debut. Our heroine Katey Kontent navigates a world as effervescent as it is
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A beautiful book from the charming world of Gus Gordon

A tender and gently adventuruous gem about the power of friends to soothe aches big and small. Alice, a little piglet, loves life with her grandmother, making lists and créme brûlée, organizing buttons, and
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2020 ABIA Award Winners

14 May 2020 News
Congratulations to all the writers, artists, publishers and fellow booksellers who took out an Australian Book Industry Award last night. 2020 ABIA HALL OF FAME Lloyd O’Neil Award for Service to the Australian Book
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Possible delivery interruptions

Dear customers, A brief note on our current trading conditions. So far, we’ve been fortunate. The last few weeks have taught us to be patient, resilient, obedient. Your encouragement, support and loyalty have bouyed
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Considering China with Jane Perlez, Richard McGregor, Hugh White and Peter Hartcher

02 Feb 2020 News, Reviews
           Many Thanks to all who attended our ‘Considering China’ talk. Special Thanks to Jane Perlez, Hugh White, Richard McGregor and Peter Hartcher You can listen to the podcast here or purchase books
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Our Summer Reading List 2019 is Here

02 Dec 2019 News, Reviews
Welcome to our Summer 2019 reading guide The ultimate season for seaside living, with its long, luxuriant days; sultry evenings and time to pause, Summer is also one of the best seasons for reading.
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