Featured Bookstore #4: The Chestnut Tree Bookshop

February 23, 2024By Dan SlevinBookstore Interviews

The Chestnut Tree Bookshop – a profile The Melbourne inner-city suburb of Footscray is one of the most diverse in Australia, a community that expects a local independent bookshop to reflect and support that diversity. Reem Sweid’s The Chestnut Tree Bookshop (and café) meets those expectations with a broad product range, several community reading initiatives … Read More

Featured Bookstore #3: Megalong Books

January 26, 2024By Dan SlevinBookstore Interviews

Behind the Shelves with Megalong Books In a 100-year-old building a Blue Mountains bookshop works to serve locals and visitors alike. An hour and a half by train or car from central Sydney, the Blue Mountains have become a favoured destination for people wanting a convenient place to get away from it all – either … Read More

Featured Bookstore #1: Matilda Bookshop

November 9, 2023By Dan SlevinBookstore Interviews

Behind the Shelves with Matilda Bookshop An Adelaide Hills bookshop looks forward and back, respecting its forty-year history while embracing new technology and new methods. Perhaps it’s the climate that makes the South Australia town of Stirling, 15 km north of the Adelaide CBD, such a community of booklovers. It has a reputation as the … Read More