Book Spotlight: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Ashton, bookseller at Harry Hartog Miranda, writes about his most recent read, Susanna Clarke's "Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell."  “Can a magician kill a man by magic?” Lord Wellington asked Strange.   Strange frowned. He seemed to dislike the ...

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Booklore: Dear Leader, My Name is Leon...

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. Sian, bookseller at Harry Hartog Bondi, is reading “Dear Leader,” b...

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Wrap Up: All Day YA at The Sydney Writers' Festival

On Saturday 5th of May, I went to the Sydney Writers’ Festival’s All Day YA event. In the early hours of the morning I made the trip up to Sydney from Canberra with two other book lovers and bloggers. While it was impossible to attend all ten events, I was rivetted and enriched...

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Book Spotlight: Children of Blood and Bone

Pip, bookseller at Harry Hartog Miranda, shares her thoughts on "Children of Blood and Bone," by Tomi Adeyemi.   The first book in a new fantasy series and debut from Adeyemi, "Children of Blood and Bone," is a unique story that follows complex characters as th...

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Ask Harry: Archive

Dear readers,  Ask Harry is our themed monthly compilation of life-affirming books, articles and podcasts. You can subscribe here. Below is an archive of every Ask Harry newsletter -- have a look and see what they're like:  June: Books To Give You Courage May...

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Booklore: Leah on the Offbeat, Nick Cave, Circe...

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, manager of Harry Hartog Warringah, is reading – and feelin...

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Author Interview: Shivaun Plozza

Harry Hartog Woden recently started their first ever book club. Bookseller Claire Leyton was lucky enough to interview the author of Tin Heart, Shivaun Plozza, Woden's first ever book club novel. Shivaun Plozza is an Australian author who writes Children’s and YA novels. Her...

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Ask Harry in May: Books To Give You Hope

  This is the May edition of Ask Harry, our monthly compilation of life affirming and mind-expanding books, podcasts and articles. Subscribe here. Dear reader, Throughout history’s darkest periods, we have always been able to find grounds for optimism. No matter the trag...

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Introducing Ask Harry

Dear reader,   Let’s take a walk through history. It is the third century BC -- the time of the Ancient Greeks --  and you live in the Egyptian city of Thebes, on the East of the River Nile.     You’re a bibliophile, so you wake ear...

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Time for Classics at Harry Hartog Macquarie

In May, Harry Hartog Macquarie's focus is on Classic Literature. Classics are an inescapable stopover for any book lover. These amazing titles resist time and mark each generation of reader thanks to their universal themes and superb writing.  ...

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Booklore: The Song of Achilles, Heart Forger, The Office...

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. James, manager at Harry Hartog Woden, is reading (and dreaming) “One,&rdq...

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Books I Can’t Stop Thinking About

Kyra Maya Phillips, marketing manager for Harry Hartog, shares a list of books she can’t stop obsessing about. Ice Palace by Tarjei Vesaas “Promise in deepest snow from Siss to Unn: I promise to think about no one but you.” This book was recommended...

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