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upcoming events @ paperchain

Wednesday May 6, 6.00pm, the launch of Home Truths by Mandy Nolan

Thursday May 7, 6.00pm, the launch of ripples under the skin by Janette Pieloor

Thursday May 14, 6.00pm, Ian McAuley and Miriam Lyons discuss Governomics

Saturday May 16, 11.00am, Paperchain Kids: Meet the Author and Double Book Launch: Alien Shenanigans and Emma the Eager Emu by Sandra Bennett

Wednesday May 27, 6.00pm, the launch of Turning Point by Don Aitkin

 Sentenced to Life (Cover Image)
Sentenced to Life
James, Clive
RRP: $33.00
208(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 208

In the course of his new collection of poems - several of which have already become famous before their book publication - Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching hone


 River Cottage Australia (Cover Image)
River Cottage Australia
West, Paul
RRP: $45.00
SIGNED COPIES AVAILABLE! Colour photography throughout. 320

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has sowed the seed for a brand new River Cottage - in Australia! Somewhere between Melbourne and Sydney, and nestled between the pristine Sapphire Coast and


 Anatolia (Cover Image)
Somer Sivrioglu and David Dale
RRP: $80.00
267(Ht mm) 253(Wdt mm) 360

Re-imagining the traditions of Turkish cuisine in images, stories and delicious recipes... Anatolia is a richly illustrated, entertaining and informative exploration of the regional cooking culture of Turkey. Tu


 How Things Work (Cover Image)
How Things Work
RRP: $30.00
illustrations 64

How Things Work is designed to appeal to and encourage the curiosity that young children have about the objects around them. Starting with the common questions about how things work from how a house is constructed to what powers


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