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Book launch – Turning Point by Don Aitkin

By 19 May 2015

[ 27 May 2015 at 6:00 pm; ] Please join us for the launch of Turning Point by Don Aitkin. The book will be launched by Professor Satendra Nandan.
In 1977, Angus & Robertson, then the grandfather of Australian publishers, brought out a novel by a young professor at Macquarie University, Don Aitkin, well known as a political scientist, an election-night and political commentator [...]

Canberra launch of Home Truths by Mandy Nolan

By 23 April 2015

[ 6 May 2015 at 5:45 pm; ]
For anyone who has ever dreamt of owning, building, renovating or perhaps bulldozing their home, or for those who have actually done it and survived, this collection of witty insights and reflections on how and where we live makes compulsory reading.
In Home Truths, Mandy explores poet Anne Sexton’s assertion that ‘women marry houses’. With great [...]

Eat Drink Paleo’s Irena Macri at Paperchain, 6 February

By 29 January 2015
eat drink paleo cookbook

[ 6 February 2015 at 5:45 pm; ]
Food blogger Irena Macri, the woman behind the hugely popular Eat Drink Paleo blog, will speak at Paperchain Bookstore in next month to launch her new cookbook.
From the event organisers:

Passionate paleo-enthusiast Irena Macri draws on her love of world cuisines and all-natural ingredients to produce gourmet recipes that were created, taste-tested and photographed by the cook [...]

Jono Lineen goes ‘Into the Heart of the Himalayas’

By 23 May 2014

[ 5 June 2014 at 6:00 pm; ] Hear Jono Lineen speak about his book ‘Into the Heart of the Himalayas’ on 5 June at Paperchain Manuka.

When Jono Lineen’s brother died in tragic circumstances, he gave up a comfortable life, moved to the Himalayas and over eight years immersed himself in the cultures of the world’s highest mountains. The experience culminates in his [...]

Meet the author of Blossom Possum And The Christmas Quacker at Paperchain

By 28 November 2013

Paperchain are doing another ‘Meet the author‘ day, this time featuring Gina Newton.
Gina Newton is the Canberran author behind the Blossom Possom series.
Blossom Possum And The Christmas Quacker by Gina Newton
It was Christmas Eve down under. Koala Claws’ last stop for the night. I’m sooo hot and tired, he thought. A quick nap will [...]

100 Canberra Houses at Paperchain Manuka

By 21 November 2013

Tim Reeves and Alan Roberts wrote a book about houses in Canberra for the centenary, because centenary.
They’re going to be at Paperchain Bookstore on the 30th if you’d like to meet them, or ask why your house was/was not included in their book.
In celebration of Canberra’s Centenary, a new book, 100 Canberra Houses, tells the [...]

Bruce Hawker talking Rudd Rebellion at Paperchain Bookstore

By 31 October 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 15 November 2013 at 5:45 pm; ]

Those of you with a perchant for politics may well be interested in this little event, or maybe this little book that the event is about.

One of Rudd’s mates, Bruce Hawker has written a book about that period of time when Rudd was not our prime minister. To promote it, he’s having an interview with [...]

Kafira by John O’Neill book launch at Paperchain Manuka

By 16 May 2013

Canberran novelist John O’Neill’s new book Kafira is being launched on Wednesday the 29th at Paperchain in Manuka.
We’ve been sent the following teaster info about the book:
Kafira is a story of tragedy, unrequited love, international suspense, and driving ambition to defeat the grab for world domination.
Kafira Weiss is an Israeli Biomedical Scientist whose passionate [...]

Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlman signing The Marmalade Files at Paperchain

By 3 December 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 7 December 2012 at 11:00 am; ]

This just in:

Meet the Authors and Book Signing:

The Marmalade Files by Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlmann.

Saturday December 8
11am – 12 noon

RSVP Friday December 7
Telephone 6295 6723 or

What are The Marmalade Files?

An imaginative romp through the dark underbelly of politics by two veteran Canberra insiders.

When seasoned newshound [...]

The Waterlow Killings, a conversation at Paperchain with Pamela Burton and Christine Wallace

By 12 November 2012

[ 19 November 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

This in from Paperchain

Paperchain Bookstore and Melbourne University Publishing invite you to hear:

Pamela Burton author of The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait Of A Family Tragedy, in conversation with author and journalist Christine Wallace.

Monday November 19
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Sunday November 18
Telephone 6295 6723 or

Anthony Waterlow left his decrepit room [...]

Kids book launch with Robyn Goodwin @ Paperchain

By 8 November 2012

[ 17 November 2012 at 11:00 am; ] This just in:

Paperchain Kids: Meet the Author, Book Launch and Reading

Miss Black the River Cat and Christmas Capers by Robyn Goodwin.

The books will be launched by Alex Rae, Editor of the Braidwood Times.

Saturday November 17
10.45 for 11.00am

RSVP Friday November 16
Telephone 6295 6723 or

Miss Black the River [...]

Black Bag Moon launch at Paperchain

By 16 October 2012

[ 25 October 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

This in from Paperchain Manuka about a local author’s book launch:

Please join us for the launch of Black Bag Moon by Susan Woldenberg Butler.

The book will be launched by Dr Cameron Webber OAM.

Thursday October 25
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Wednesday October 24
Telephone 6295 6723 or

Black Bag Moon: Doctors’ Tales from [...]

Subhash Jaireth launching “After Love” at Paperchain

By 2 October 2012

This in from Paperchain:
Please join us for the launch of After Love by Subhash Jaireth.
The book will be launched by Paul Hetherington.
Thursday October 11
5.45 for 6.00pm
RSVP Wednesday October 10
Telephone 6295 6723 or
A haunting novel of love, betrayal and redemption, set in India, Russia and Italy.
Vasu, a young Indian student [...]

Three-headed poetry book launch

By 12 September 2012

Blemish Books would like to invite all rioters to the launch of Triptych Poets Issue Three at Paperchain Books, Manuka, 6pm, Thursday 20th September.
Two local poets, JC Inman and PS Cottier (the latter all too well known to the threads of this august site) will read poems after the launch speech by fellow poet Dr [...]

Greg Jericho to launch his book at Paperchain Manuka

By 20 August 2012

[ 30 August 2012 at 6:00 pm; ] This just in:

Please join us for the launch of ‘The Rise of the Fifth Estate: Social Media and
Blogging in Australian Politics’ by Greg Jericho.

The book will be launched by Senator Scott Ludlam.

Thursday August 30
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Wednesday August 29
Telephone 6295 6723 or

‘The Rise of the Fifth Estate’ is the first book to examine the [...]

The Censor’s Library to launch at Paperchain Manuka

By 14 March 2012

[ 27 March 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

Paperchain sent in this news which sounded interesting enough to share with you:

Please join us for the launch of ‘The Censor’s Library: Uncovering the Lost
History of Australia’s Banned Books’ by Nicole Moore.

The book will be launched by Professor Angela Woollacott, Manning Clark Chair
of History at the ANU.

Tuesday March 27
5.45 for 6.00pm

RSVP Monday March 26
Telephone 6295 [...]

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