Readings Book Shop, Melbourne

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Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
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 is still open for business despite the lockdown. You can still choose from the marvellous range of books online and have them posted out or collect your books from the shop. I am waiting...  more »
  • Readings has imposed a number of restrictions to alleviate the effects of the corona virus lockdown, but remains very popular with book-buyers. Time in the shop is limited and security staff take...  more »

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