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Literary mysteries for book lovers

We’ve got you covered if you’re in the mood for a mystery read that will expand your mind, take you deep into worlds and use some beautiful language along the way. Here are some of our favourite literary books with a mystery at their heart (or if you prefer, mysteries with a literary bent).

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

In 19…

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Colson Whitehead wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Colson Whitehead has won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Nickel Boys.

The Nickel Boys is based on the history of a real ‘reform’ school in 1960s Florida, where the systematic abuse of its African American students is masked by the school’s claims to provide moral training.

The Pulitzer judges commented: ‘A spare and devastating explo…

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Introducing kerbside pick-up at Readings

We’re delighted to announce that from today (Monday 4 May) we are offering a kerbside pick-up service at our Hawthorn, Malvern, Kids and St Kilda shops this week.

How does it work?

We recommend browsing our website to plan your purchase first – whether in fiction, non-fiction, crime, biography, children’s literature, and more. Once you’ve made …

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