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

Featured Bookstore #2: The Rosebud Book Barn

November 7, 2023By adminBookstore Interviews

Behind the Shelves with Rosebud Book Barn In the world of bookselling, every bookshop has a unique tale to tell. In this second edition of our ‘Behind the Shelves’ series, we had the privilege of chatting with Matt Lupica, the dynamic force behind the renowned Rosebud Book Barn in Australia. The Bookselling Journey Matt is … Read More