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An independent and family run bookshop in the CBD of Melbourne. To be found right behind the State Library of Victoria at 197-203 Little Lonsdale Street. We only display a very small percentage of what you'll find in store.

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An independent and family run bookshop in the CBD of Melbourne. To be found right behind the State Library of Victoria at 197-203 Little Lonsdale Street. We only display a very small percentage of what you'll find in store.

Featured Title Collection

We've tried to take the effort out of choosing through a million titles by only showing a small portion of our instore stock. The Featured Title Collection displays some of the best books to come out in the last couple of years.

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We've tried to take the effort out of choosing through a million titles by only showing a small portion of our instore stock. The Featured Title Collection displays some of the best books to come out in the last couple of years.

Events

Embiggen Books has hosted lectures and book launches by Nobel Prize winner Professor Peter Doherty, Eminent philosopher and writer AC Grayling, Theoretical physicist Professor Lawrence Krauss, Bioethicist and novelist Leslie Cannold and many others of the highest calibre of speakers, thinkers and writers.

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Embiggen Books has hosted lectures and book launches by Nobel Prize winner Professor Peter Doherty, Eminent philosopher and writer AC Grayling, Theoretical physicist Professor Lawrence Krauss, Bioethicist and novelist Leslie Cannold and many others of the highest calibre of speakers, thinkers and writers.

Top 16: Fiction

Check here for our top fiction selection.

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Welcome

Welcome to Embiggen Books, a small independent bookshop with a distinct art meets science bent. We're located at 197-203 Lt Lonsdale Street in Melbourne.

Featured Title Collection

The featured title collection is designed to show you what kind of bookstore we are, with a selection of some of our favorite books in store at the moment. Rather than bombard you with every title we can, we've narrowed down the selection t

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News & Events at Embiggen Books

My Year Without Matches

Event: My Year without Matches Author Claire Dunn in conversation with Melbourne Writer's Festival director Lisa Dempster. Thursday 25th Sept. 6.30pm Venue: Embiggen Books RSVP to this email or by calling on 96622062. Disillusioned and burnt out by life as a city 'greenocrat', Claire Dunn quit her job, her partner and her comfortable life to embark on a yea...  Read more
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Graeme Base at Embiggen Books!

Book Launch: The Last King of Angkor Wat by Graeme Base One of the world's leading creator of picture books, Graeme Base in conversation with Embiggen Books owner and Illustrator, Warren Bonett Monday 29th Sept 6:30PM Venue: Embiggen Books RSVP to this email or by calling 96622062.Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo and Gecko are sitting amongst the ruins of ancient...  Read more
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Lawrence Krauss Q&A: SOLD OUT

Don't you hate it when you go to a lecture by a great scientist and you don't have a chance to ask a question? Well in an effort to address this terrible state of affairs, Embiggen Books brings you a Q&A with one of science's greatest communicators, the world renowned physicist Lawrence Krauss — author of A Universe From Nothing, Quantum Man and Fear of Phy...  Read more