Readings Melbourne

Readings is an independent retailer of books, music and film, with seven shops operating in Melbourne. We run a lively website, where you can get the latest news on our blog, listen to our podcast, follow us on social media. Our shops have long been at the centre of the local literary scene, both as meeting places and via our exciting calendar of events. As a cornerstone of the Australian literary landscape, Readings takes seriously its role in growing and sustaining local industries. 10% of our annual profits go towards The Readings Foundation. Readings also runs three annual literary prizes. The Readings Children’s Book Prize, The Readings Young Adult Book Prize and The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. All three literary prizes support emerging Australian authors