Readings Book Shop, Melbourne

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Visit the center of the local literary scene at Readings Book Shop. This independent bookstore offers a broad spectrum of books, ranging from literary and everyday fiction books to academic selections in the sciences and arts. Because Melbourne University sits just a few blocks away, the shop serves as a hub and a meeting place for students, locals, and visitors. Follow the shop's calendar of events, which often boasts conversations, panels, and author signings scheduled. Staff will order any book they don’t have in store for you. To visit Readings Book Shop and get the most from your holiday in Melbourne, create itinerary details personal to you using our Melbourne online trip itinerary maker .
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  • Readings Bookshop has reopened after being totally renovated, everything from the floor coverings to the air conditioning has been renewed. The counter has been lengthened, to allow speedier service f...  more »
  • I’m always in heaven when I go into a Readings store and no more so in Carlton. Surrounded by great places to eat and the splendid atmosphere of Lygon Street, entering Readings is a hypnotic experienc...  more »
  • Love this book shop - there is such a wide variety of books and the staff are so knowledgeable and helpful! I try and visit every time we are in Melbourne.  more »
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