the book shops that matter-
Y D N E Y
Read than Dead - 265 King Street, Newtown
Every week there seems to be another bookstore opening
up on indi King Street.
Better Read Than Dead is the uncontested jewel in the crown.
Berkelouw - Leichhardt and Darlinghurst
shops on Norton and Oxford Street, these stores combine old school
depth with bright n'shiny.
If I can't get it there my next stop is usually the Fisher library
at Sydney University.
E L B O U R N E
Brunswick Street Books - 305 Brunswick Street,
I wish I could live In Melbourne, have breakfast at
Mario's, work with Academy Award® winner
Melanie Coombs, improve my mind by hanging out with Stephen Armstrong
and cruise chicks at Brunswick Street Books.
- 309 Lygon Street, Carlton
has form. Home of The Pram Factory, Skyhhooks, the mighty Blues,
HG Nelson, Carlton Baths and Reading's flagship store on Lygon street.
- 330 Brunswick
of perverts, throw-backs and degenerate gamblers... this well appointed
provides a home-away-home for the connoisseurs of fine publishing.
I urge you toexperience
its charm in person - but if you must visit them online go to www.polyester.com.au
D E L A I D E
- 107 Hindley Street, Adelaide
I think it's fair to say the Adelaide Festival* wouldn't
be able to
find its arse with both hands if Imprints shifted.
* One of four great Arts festivals in the world.