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Western Australian Booksellers: Beaufort Street Books

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Western Australian Booksellers: Beaufort Street Books

Jane Seaton at Beaufort Street Books gives us an insider's scoop on independent bookselling in Australia.

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Western Australian Booksellers: The Bodhi Tree, Mount Hawthorn

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Western Australian Booksellers: The Bodhi Tree, Mount Hawthorn

An interview with Karen Kotze, owner of The Bodhi Tree Bookstore and Cafe in Mount Hawthorn. 

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Western Australian Booksellers: VIVA Books, Busselton

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Western Australian Booksellers: VIVA Books, Busselton

Here's one for the readers "down south", a colloquialism that apparently apparently only makes sense to Western Australians. "Where down south?" a Victorian may ask, "where specifically?" Specifically down south, mate, the glorious Southwest, as opposed to "up north" or "further east." 

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Western Australian Booksellers: Bookcaffe, Swanbourne

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Western Australian Booksellers: Bookcaffe, Swanbourne

Words by Charlotte Guest, Publishing Officer at UWA Publishing. 


Amid the white noise of retail at Christmas, the only kind of White Christmas we get here, it can be difficult to know where to look for gifts. When advertising is rushing at you like you're in Times Square, how can the genuinely valuable rise above the cacophony of rubbish? 

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