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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

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
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BOOK LAUNCH: Thursday 7 August from 6.30pm to 8pm

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Why Aren’t We Dead Yet?: the survivor’s guide to the immune system by Idan Ben-Barak.Disease — specifically infectious disease — is what eventually kills the overwhelming majority of us. In fact, it’s amazing that it doesn’t get us sooner: we fight off millions of disease-causing germs every day.So how come we’re not de...  Read more
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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