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Category Archives: Readings


A children’s lit prize of one’s own

Earlier this year, Readings Bookstore announced the creation of The Readings Children’s Book Prize. The eligibility criteria for the 2014 Prize was specified as ‘a work of published fiction, written for children aged 5–12’. Read more »

Books for Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, Meaghan Dew chats to five Melbourne booksellers about the best books to give as gifts, and highlights some of the most popular titles of 2013. Featuring: Henk Kelly-Kobes, Dymocks Camberwell Cathy Todd, Berkelouw Books Armadale Peter Maws, The Brunswick Street Bookstore … Read more »

The Face of the Book Industry

Together with Readings we invite you to join us for a discussion on the book industry. What’s working, and what’s not? How have consumers changed? Join us as Mark Rubbo (Managing Director of Readings), Michael Heyward (Publisher at Text) and Matthia Dempsey (Editor-in-chief of Bookseller+Publisher, the Weekly … Read more »

Readings ebookshop launched

Our friends at Readings and SPUNC have together launched an ebookshop filled with titles from independent publishing houses including Black Inc., Text Publishing, Scribe Publications, Wakefield Press and many more. The ebooks purchased from the site can be read on any device with a browser, including iPads, … Read more »