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upcoming events @ paperchain

Monday October 20, 6.30pm, Book Launch: Challenge by Paul Daley

Wednesday October 22, 6pm, Thea Hayes speaks about being An Outback Nurse

Tuesday October 28, 6.00pm, Book Launch: New & Selected Poems by Michael Byrne

Thursday October 30, 6.00pm, Book Launch: Fire in the Afternoon by John Stokes

 Making of Australia (Cover Image)
Making of Australia
Hill, David
RRP: $35.00

In his latest book, David Hill traces the story of our nation from its European beginnings to Federation. When James Cook landed on the east coast of Australia, the rest of the world had some idea of how empty, vast and wild this continent w


 Rosie Effect (Cover Image)
Rosie Effect
Simsion, Graeme
RRP: $30.00

'We've got something to celebrate,' Rosie said. I am not fond of surprises, especially if they disrupt plans already in place. I assumed that she had achieved some important milestone with her thesis. Or perhaps she had been offered a place


 All the Wrong Questions 3: Shouldn''t You Be In Sch (Cover Image)
All the Wrong Questions 3: Shouldn't You Be In School
Snicket, Lemony
RRP: $16.95

Do you smell smoke? Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson but soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidde


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