Gleebooks co-owner David Gaunt looks forward to Indigenous Literacy Day and The Sapphires fundraise, our winter sale, National Bookshop day, and the release of a new Michelle de Kretser and Barbara Kingsolver.
Andrew Sims sumarises the state of play in the exploding eBook market and what Gleebooks offers.
In Praise Of The New
David McLaughlin reviews Melbourne writer's debut detective story, The Midnight Promise, Louise Welsh's verse novel, The Marlowe Papers and John Jethro Thompson's memoir A Vietnam Vet's Remarkable Life.
The Wilder Aisles
Janice Wilder celebrates a new Inspector Monatlbano outing and discovers the delights of Colin Cotterill's books featuring Dr Siri Paiborn, reluctant coroner for the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Picture books, fiction, lucky dips on National Bookshop Day and Louise Pfanner conducts a survey of our favourite childhood books.
Ward and Scott and Viki cover DVDs from travel to art, TV series to documentary, Gilbert & George to Glasgow lesbians.
2nd Hand Rows
Stephen Reid discovers the joys of The Scarlet Pimpernel and revisits the scouting tradition.
2nd Hand Rows
Stephen Reid looks at Charles Dickens journalistic ventures into the Victorian underworld.
Winton's Paw Prints
Shop cat Winton reads naturalist Bernd Heinrich's new book on the web of life and death, Life Everlasting, and opts for a sky burial.
What We're Reading
John's reading the new Stuart Littlemore, Louise has Penelope Lively's Family Album open, Viki's enjoying the new Indridason and Anwyn has tackled James Joyce's Ulyssses.
And Another Thing
Viki's reading across the Victorian underworld, past & present and suggests it's time we let athletes take whatever drugs they want.