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Melbourne bookshops, how we’ve missed you!

Cheers (and maybe a few happy sobs) could be heard across Melbourne this week as our wonderful bookshops reopened their doors. Here, the Affirm Press team shares what we’ve missed the most about these magical places.

2020-10-29T15:11:19+11:00October 29th, 2020|

Love Your Bookshop Day 2020

Love Your Bookshop Day is this Saturday October 3rd. We couldn’t be more grateful to all the hard-working booksellers for keeping us well-read during 2020, when we’ve needed it the most. Here, the Affirm Press team shares what our local bookshops mean to us.

2020-10-02T16:50:38+10:00October 2nd, 2020|

Amelia Mellor on the magic of bookshops

Amelia Mellor’s debut novel The Grandest Bookshop in the World is an enchanting adventure set in the real-life Cole’s Book Arcade in Melbourne in 1893. Here, Amelia shares what makes all bookshops magical.

2020-10-02T08:46:24+10:00October 2nd, 2020|

Jess Racklyeft on cherishing the little things

Here we are – almost at the end, we hope, of Melbourne’s stage four lockdown, in a tough, tough year. Spring is shimmering in the air and the daily virus numbers are dropping, and we ask ourselves – can we allow hope, are we almost ‘there’ – wherever there is?

2020-09-18T15:36:48+10:00September 18th, 2020|

Fiona Hardy’s ultimate soundtrack

Fiona Hardy’s funny and heartfelt new novel How to Write the Soundtrack to Your Life is a celebration of music, creativity, and listening to the world around us. Here, Fiona shares some of the music that has shaped her life.

2020-09-10T09:25:48+10:00September 10th, 2020|