Category Archives: Australian

Author Event with Caroline Beecham

Meet the Author at Brays Books! Caroline Beecham Tuesday 29th May 2018 6:30 for a 7:00pm start Bookings are essential. Cost: $12.50 per person – $10 for Brays Loyalty Club members. Finger food and drinks included. To book, phone 9810 … Continue reading

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Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year

Last week we heard that the Macquarie Dictionary Committee’s Choice for Word of the Year 2017 went to… Perhaps, like me, you were a little puzzled, out of the twitter loop, and left wondering what on earth was a ‘milkshake … Continue reading

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Meet the Author – Sulari Gentill

Sulari Gentill Tuesday, October 3rd 6:30 for a 7:00pm start Sulari Gentill is best known as the author of the award winning Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, a series of historical crime novels set in 1930s Australia. Gripping, beautifully written and deeply researched, … Continue reading

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Meet the Author at Brays

Following our hugely successful evening with Michael Brissenden – we have another fabulous author event coming up on Tuesday, September 19th! Tania Blanchard 6:30 for a 7:00pm start The origin story of Tania’s novel, The Girl from Munich, is hinged on a … Continue reading

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Miles Franklin Shortlist 2017

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist was announced this week. The finalists are: An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire (Picador) The Last Days of Ava Langdon by Mark O’Flynn  (UQP) Their Brilliant Careers by Ryan O’Neill (Black Inc.) Waiting by Philip Salom (Puncher … Continue reading

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NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2017

On Monday night the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards were announced. For the first time in the awards history the Book of the Year prize was taken out by a play. Congratulations to all the winners. We were delighted to see … Continue reading

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Indie Books Awards 2017

As members of the Australian Independent Booksellers group, we at Brays Books are delighted to celebrate the diversity of exciting and interesting writers on this year’s long list for The Indie Book Awards. The Indie Book Awards were established in 2008 … Continue reading

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Womankind Magazine

The latest edition of Womankind magazine is now in store. Womankind is a beautiful, thought-provoking, Australian-made, ad-free magazine. We love the cover reveal each quarter. Which country will we travel to? Who will Charis Tsevis feature on the front? Womankind … Continue reading

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Holly Throsby in Conversation with Philip

Last week, Holly Throsby returned to Brays to discuss the release of her debut novel, Goodwood. In front of an intimate crowd, Philip and Holly reminisced about Holly’s earliest visits to the bookshop in the arms of her mother, Margaret. … Continue reading

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Author Visit – Natasha Lester

Recently Natasha Lester, author of A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald popped into Brays to sign copies of her book. It’s 1922 in the Manhattan of gin, jazz and prosperity. Women wear makeup and hitched hemlines – and enjoy a new … Continue reading

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