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Remember browsing at Electric Shadows Bookstore after watching Jean de Florette or the Three Colours films at Electric Shadows cinema?
The indie cinema operated in Civic from 1979 to 2006, and the bookstore, which first opened in 1987 and had a second life on a new site in Braddon, closed in April this year.
For [...]

Meet Julia Gillard at Paperchain

By 15 December 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 23 December 2014 at 2:00 pm; ]

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be signing copies of her book My Story on Tuesday December 23 between 2.00pm to 4.00pm at Paperchain.

‘I was prime minister for three years and three days. Three years and three days of resilience. Three years and three days of changing the nation. Three years and three days for [...]

Book Launch: ‘Fire in the Afternoon’ by John Stokes

By 22 October 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

[ 30 October 2014 at 6:00 pm; ]

Celebrated poet John Stokes does not shy from the contentious and the harrowing, his verse evokes the plain truth about love, sex and chaos. In a clear, resonant voice Fire in the Afternoon catches the truth in the midst of the storm, his poems resonating from a life that has known joy, loss and solitude [...]

Kids Storytime – picture books, yummy afternoon tea, and lots of fun

By 22 July 2014

[ 2 August 2014 at 2:00 pm; ]

Join children’s authors Irma Gold (Megumi and the Bear), Emma Allen (The Terrible Suitcase) and Tracey Hawkins (Max Meets a Monster) for a special afternoon of readings from their latest picture books.

Where: Paperchain Manuka
When: Saturday 2 August
Time: 2.00pm
RSVP: Telephone 6295 6723 or email

Megumi has only one wish. For the bear to come back. Megumi [...]

Frances O’Brien’s Dark Side of the Mind launching at Paperchain

By 26 June 2014

[ 5 July 2014 at 3:00 pm; ]

Paoperchain is launching Frances O’Brien’s new book ‘Dark Side of the Mind’ Saturday 5 July at 2.45pm for 3.00pm.

This true story of John, a young schizophrenic man, the eldest of four boys, who grew up in Canberra at the time Walter Burley Griffin was designing the lake, in a happy home where he had fun, [...]

Tim Ferguson and his new book are coming to Paperchain Bookstore

By 17 September 2013

Tim Ferguson is a rather friendly and funny man.
If you’d like to meet him, you should head to Paperchain Bookstore on the 28th of September. That would be a solid plan.
Tim will be signing copies of his new book Carry a Big Stick.
The frank and fearless story of a man fighting MS with comedy.
Tim [...]

Peter Cotton’s Dead Cat Bounce launching at Paperchain

By 9 August 2013

[ 22 August 2013 at 6:00 pm; ]

This just in:

Please join us to hear Peter Cotton speak about his political thriller, Dead Cat Bounce.

Thursday August 22
5.45 for 6.00pm

Telephone 6295 6723 or

A federal election campaign is thrown into chaos when a popular government minister goes missing and then turns up dead on the shores of Lake Burley [...]

Queen Hooey’s Nest by Michael William Marriott

By 13 July 2013

[ 20 July 2013 at 3:00 pm; ]

This in from Paperchain seemed worthy of attention:

Paperchain Kids: Meet the Author and Book Launch

Please join us to celebrate the release of Queen Hooey’s Nest by Michael William Marriott.

Alex reckons that something funny is going on with the big bullant nest on the mountain behind his house. But it takes the arrival of [...]

Andrew Tink on the Air Disaster at Paperchain

By 11 July 2013

[ 23 July 2013 at 5:45 pm; ] This just in:

Please join us to hear Andrew Tink speak about Air Disaster Canberra: The plane crash that destroyed a government.

Tuesday July 23
5.45 for 6.00pm

Telephone 6295 6723 or

1940. Wartime Australia. Key members of Menzies’ government die in a fiery plane crash. What went wrong and what happened next? [...]

Paul Daley to explain his book “Canberra” at Paperchain

By 27 November 2012

[ 5 December 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

This in from Paperchain:

Please join us to hear Paul Daley, author of Canberra, in conversation with journalist Chris Hammer.

An implicit sense of public service and ‘otherness’ has now come to permeate Canberra’s identity to a point that there is a great smugness, arrogance even, that the rest of Australia can hate us – [...]

Your chance to see Maxine refighting the past

By 13 November 2012

This in from Paperchain:
Paperchain Bookstore and Melbourne University Publishing invite you to hear:
Maxine McKew, author of Tales From The Political Trenches, in conversation with author and journalist Laura Tingle.
Tuesday November 27
6.15 for 6.30pm
RSVP Monday November 26
Telephone 6295 6723 or
Julia Gillard was impatient for the prime ministership, and either worked with or [...]

John Foulcher’s The Sunset Assumption launching at Paperchain

By 31 July 2012

[ 9 August 2012 at 5:45 pm; ] John Fouclher was far and away the best poetry teacher I ever had in my education.

Paperchain have sent details of his latest book launch:

Please join us for the launch of ‘The Sunset Assumption’ by John Foulcher.

The book will be launched by Susan Hampton.

Thursday August 9
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Wednesday August 8
Telephone 6295 6723 or

John Foulcher’s [...]

‘Letter from my Father’ Book Launch @ Paperchain

By 5 April 2012

[ 19 April 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

Another local author launching their book at Paperchain:

Please join us for the launch of ‘Letter from my Father’ by Dasia Black-Gutman.

The book will be launched by Julia Ryan.

Thursday April 19
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Wednesday April 18
Telephone 6295 6723 or

‘Letter from my Father’ is a powerful story of a young child’s struggle to survive the [...]

‘In Timber Further Out: Poems’ by Lawry Herron, Book Launch @ Paperchain

By 22 March 2012

[ 30 March 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

This in from Paperchain Manuka about the launch of local author Lawry Herron’s book of poetry:

‘In Timber Further Out – Poems’, is self-published by the writer, Lawry Herron, a former international lawyer and diplomat, later member of the Refugee Review Tribunal. He is now retired but works on a casual basis as a mediator. Lawry [...]

Marion Mahony reconsidered at Paperchain

By 17 October 2011

[ 27 October 2011 at 5:45 pm; ]

This in from Paperchain:

Please join us to hear David Van Zanten speak about his new book ‘Marion Mahony Reconsidered’.

Thursday October 27
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Wednesday October 26
Telephone 6295 6723 or

Marion Mahony Griffin (1871–1961) was an American architect and artist, one of the first licensed female architects in the world, designer for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Chicago [...]

New Middle Eastern Food with Greg Malouf at the Ottoman

By 2 September 2011

[ 9 October 2011 at 12:45 pm; ]

Paperchain bookstore brings word of an event sure to get foodies mouths watering.

Greg Malouf and the Ottoman chefs will be preparing a feast of dishes from Greg & Lucy Malouf’s new book “Malouf – New Middle Eastern Food” which is due for release in October.

Places are limited and booking is essential.

To book, choose [...]

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