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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

BOOK LAUNCH: Imagine a City by Elise Hurst

Sat 14th June, Embiggen Books, 197 - 203 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, 3.00pm. Please RSVP to events (at) embiggenbooks (dot) com Embiggen Books is honoured to be hosting the book launch for acclaimed author/illustrator Elise Hurst's new book, Imagine a City. There's something of the lost old world classic about this beautiful new book. Please come and cele...  Read more
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Marion Maddox 27th Feb 6.30pm

Appearing at Embiggen Books the day after the Iq Squared debate, Marion Maddox will be speaking about her new book Taking God to School: The end of Australia's egalitarian education? RSVP early as there will be high demand for seats. Thursday, February 27, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM events@embiggenbooks.com or 9662 2062.'This deeply disturbing book tells how Austr...  Read more
News & Events at Embiggen Books

Jan & Feb events

Big Ideas Book ClubWednesday, January 29, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PMThe Circle by Dave Eggers  Meet up to discuss the latest book by Dave Eggers. ===================================== Book Launch: The Squid, the Vibrio & the Moon Saturday, February 1, 2014  4:30 PM to 6:00 PMTo RSVP call 9662 2062 ===================================== Big Ideas Book ClubWednes...  Read more