Category Archives: Bronwyn

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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New Philosopher & Womankind Magazine

The latest editions of our best selling Womankind and New Philosopher magazines have now arrived in store. This quarter, #16 New Philosopher is all about food. What we eat and why. Too little; too much. Production, consumption and waste. Articles … Continue reading

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Sydney Writer’s Festival 2017 Launch

One of the pleasures of being a book seller is attending the many book and festival launches that occur throughout the year. Last night was the Launch of the 2017 Sydney Writer’s Festival season. It was also the first time … 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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Stella Prize Longlist 2017

We love a good longlist at Brays! The joy of seeing a staff favourite or two nominated, followed by the lovely bookish challenge of reading as many of the others before the winner is announced. So far, we have read The Hate Race, … Continue reading

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Brays Bestsellers for 2016

Our top twelve bestselling books in Balmain for 2016 included eight titles by Australian authors. It’s wonderful to see our home grown authors being so widely read and appreciated. Our number one bestseller for 2016, outselling even J. K. Rowling, was local author … Continue reading

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Our Best of 2016

It’s December, which means it must be time for our ‘best books of the year’ post! It’s often hard for us to keep our list of favourites to just two or three books. We all enjoy an eclectic range of genres each year, … 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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It’s a Very Good Month Indeed!

October is a very good month for Australian Women Writer’s. Local author and singer, Holly Throsby has published her debut novel, Goodwood with Allen & Unwin.   It wasn’t just one person who went missing, it was two people. Two … Continue reading

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Man Booker Shortlist 2016

It’s that time of year again when our readers catch Booker fever! This year’s shortlist looks like this: Paul Beatty (US) The Sellout  Deborah Levy (UK) Hot Milk Graeme Macrae Burnet (UK) His Bloody Project Ottessa Moshfegh (US) Eileen David Szalay (Canada-UK) All That … Continue reading

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