Bookstores in Australia:
Sydney - Gleebooks is noted for its knowledgable
staff and its huge range of poetry, fiction and cultural studies titles, both
new and pre-loved. Gleebooks publishes a regular newsletter, the
"Gleebooks Gleaner". Tel.(+612) 9660 2578 or (+612) 9660 2333, fax
(+612) 9660 3597, e-mail
Sydney - The Co-op Bookshop is the largest academic book retailer in Australia, with more than 45 branches on and off campus nationally.
Sydney — Mr Nicholas Pounder is known to book collectors the world over for his range of rare and pre-loved volumes. He has e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sydney - The independent University of New South Wales Bookshop was named Australia’s Tertiary Bookseller of the Year 1998 for their range of stock, and for building good relations with suppliers and customers. Phone (612+) 9385 6622 or fax (612+) 9385 6633 or e-mail email@example.com
Melbourne - Readings specialises in literature and cultural titles - also a large music section. Tel. (+613) 9347 6085, fax (+613) 9347 1641
Melbourne: Proprietor Kris Hemensley invites you to join the many other writers and readers for whom
has become the major poetry and ideas bookshop in Australia. Collected Works has been around since 1984, and has moved twice (see below). They specialise in: poetry and prose — Australian, British, Irish, North American, European, Asia/Pacific, Chinese, Japanese, South American, Asian, African, Middle Eastern and Caribbean. They are proud of their wide range of Australian small press titles, literary magazines and literature in translation, and though primarily a bookshop of new stock, sometimes has an out-of-print and/or secondhand copy of that rare title. And while you're here, why not read a poem by Kris Hemensley in Jacket # 3?
If you can't visit in person, they service mail order enquiries from interstate and around the world — Visa, Mastercard and Bankcard welcome — and you can send an email to Kris Hemensley at kris [ât] collectedworks.com.au. There’s a website and a discussion forum: http://www.collectedworks.com.au/
New address current from February 2003:
Level 1, Nicholas Building
37 Swanston Street
Melbourne 3000, Australia
Telephone (613+) 9654 8873
Western Australia - The Australian Online Bookshop sells books on all subjects but specializes in computer books, science fiction, fantasy, electronic books, and Australian books of all types.
In North America:
Berkeley - Cody’s Bookstore, faster than the Pony Express, in Berkeley, California. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org If you live in Berkeley or nearby, Cody’s will even deliver your books by bicycle messenger.
Wordsworth - at 30 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, right near Harvard
Square. Tel. (617) 354-5201 or 1-800-899-2202, e-mail to email@example.com
San Francisco - Booksmith Bookstore, at 1644 Haight St, San Francisco CA 94117, just across the street from Bruno’s Zam Zam bar at 1633. Also check out the Booksmith Reader
Cyberspace - Amazon - no women warriors - just millions of books.
They’re everywhere - Barnes and Noble
Vancouver, Canada - Black Sheep Books, Vancouver, Canada - a small funky independent bookstore specializing in contemporary and alternative works of fiction, poetry, social criticism, and film. Prices quoted are in Canadian dollars.
London - Silver Moon Women’s
Bookshop used to have a mail-order service at Charing Cross Rd, London. They have now been taken over (or rescued) by Foyles’s, nearby at Charing Cross Road. Foyle’s has also announced a similar deal with another beleaguered neighbour, Ray’s Jazz Shop — the new section of which will open at Foyle’s in the Northern autumn of 2002.
London etc. - Dillons, a chain with over fifty well-regarded stores throughout the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.
London - Hatchards of Piccadilly, by appointment et cetera, have 100,000 titles in stock and can access any British book in print. Drop in to their store at 187 Piccadilly London W1V 0LE. Telephone: (0171) 439 9921, Fax: (0171) 494 1313 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
. . . or try the Internet Bookshop
Paris - American spoken with
élan at the Village Voice Bookshop at
6 rue Princesse, Paris 75006
Tel. 33-1-46 33 36 47
Fax. 33-1 184.108.40.206
Metro: MABILLON or
SAINT GERMAIN DES PRES
The Village Voice Bookshop specializes in private and institutional orders, foreign orders, book and bibliographical search and more . . . they specialize in French titles, and guarantee immediate shipping.
Paris - for that hard-to-find book
that tells literary Parisians how to train a dingo or throw a boomerang (or
vice versa, perhaps?), speak to manager Elaine Lewis at the
Australian Bookshop, 42 rue Monge, Paris 75005. The shop itself is not
open to visits by the public for the time being, but the phone and email are
still working at full efficiency: Tel. 01- 43 29 08 65, fax 01- 43 29 01 78,
e-mail: AustralianBookshop [ât] compuserve.com
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