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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  • 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 »
  • Going to Readings is like entering another world. Based on a good formula of presenting a breadth of genres with colour and stylish displays with fabulous little books with chairs where you can sit an...  more »
  • So much to choose from, so little time! We were given a set time to take a look at the shop and meet back for the next part of our trip and it wasn't anywhere near enough to fully enjoy what Readings ...  more »
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