All Hail Plastic Free July

Happy Plastic Free July, booklovers! Here at Green Hills, we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite planet-loving and plastic-free gift ideas. But first! Did you know that if we don’t make serious changes to the way we live, by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ...

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Booklore: Once & Then, Down & Out

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Bibi, bookseller at Harry Hartog Warringah is reading "Low Tox Life" by ...

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Booklore: Nightingales & Vampires

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Simone, bookseller at Harry Hartog Miranda, is reading “The Nightingale”...

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NAIDOC Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation. For over 65 000 years Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander have carried ...

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Sharp Objects, Demi-Gods and More...

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Ben, bookseller at Harry Hartog Warringah, is reading Gillian Flynn’s heart-st...

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The Left Hand of Darkness, This Idea Must Die & More…

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Mel, bookseller at Harry Hartog Green Hills, is reading “This Idea Must Die,...

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Book Spotlight: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Léa, assistant manager at Harry Hartog Macquarie, reviews "Pachinko," by Min Jin Lee. Through the story of four generations of characters, Min Jin Lee explores timeless and universal subjects like belonging and identity. Her central topic, though, is the lives of Koreans i...

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Book Spotlight: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Alannah Daly, bookseller at Harry Hartog Macquarie, reviews Ursula K. Le Guin's classic, "The Left Hand of Darkness."  "The Left Hand of Darkness" is a classic of science fiction, bringing the reader into Ursula K. Le Guin’s famous ‘thought experime...

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Book Spotlight: White Houses by Amy Bloom

Georgina Glover, manager of Harry Hartog Macquarie, reviews Amy Bloom's stunning new novel, "White Houses."  "White Houses" starts in 1945 and looks back on the love affair that took place between Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of former US President Fra...

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Booklore: The Secret History, Why We Sleep...

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Pip, bookseller at Harry Hartog Miranda, is reading “The Themis Flies Series&r...

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Book Spotlight: Blood Secret by Jaye Ford

While heading to a friend’s 50th Birthday party, Rennie Carter and her partner Max Tully find themselves involved in a road rage incident that escalates to threats of violence from the other driver. Once they arrive at the party, the tension dissipates, and they enjoy the evening minglin...

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Ask Harry in June: Books To Give You Courage

This is the June edition of Ask Harry, our monthly compilation of life affirming and mind-expanding books, podcasts and articles. Subscribe here.  Dear reader,  What, exactly, is courage? To some, the word might evoke an image of the fearless warrior valiantly facing ex...

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Booklore: The Romanovs, Conversations With Friends...

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Natalie, bookseller at Harry Hartog Kotara, is reading "Hey Warrior" by Ka...

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Dear reader, “A book,” Carl Sagan once said, “is proof that humans are capable of working magic.” That proof – the magic of another world in the palm of your hands – is not only what allows us, as readers, to inhabit the lives and worlds of others, b...

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Researcher and storyteller Brene Brown is a self development guru and an expert on the link between emotion, thought and behaviour. Ultimately, her message is about learning to live a wholehearted life by being vulnerable, daring greatly and making connections. Her strategies have hel...

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What You Should Be Reading + Sydney Writers’ Festival Highlights

The powers that be graced us with another fabulous Sydney Writers’ Festival a couple of weeks ago, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. Below is a short summary of the festival highlights from this bookseller’s perspective, with a corresponding list of books that you must...

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Book Spotlight: The Raptors of Paradise

    Speculative evolution is the process of trying to deduce paths of evolution of species and ecosystems that have not occurred. It’s not a concept that a lot of people have heard about, but Raptors of Paradise shows just how intriguing the concept can be. Set...

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Booklore: Brave New World, A Series of Unfortunate Events...

Dear readers, Welcome to Booklore, our weekly collection of books worth reading; films and television shows worth watching; art worth feasting your eyes on; and podcasts and albums worth your ear time. Ben, bookseller at Harry Hartog Warringah, is reading Ghassan Hage’s &ldq...

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