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Win a Double Pass to See Louis de Bernières

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, July 31, 2015
Louis de Bernières in Conversation

Tuesday August 25th | 6.30pm | Elder Hall

Acclaimed novelist and poet Louis de Bernières will be visiting Adelaide to discuss his new book, The Dust that Fell From Dreams. Tickets are available through Bass but we're offering one lucky Imprints' customer the chance to win a double pass on us! To be in the running, simply purchase any Louis de Bernières book (and he has many!) in store or online before close of business on Saturday August 22nd. The winner will be contacted and announced via social media shortly thereafter. Listed below is a complete list of de Bernières novels currently available to purchase:


National Bookshop Day | Saturday August 8

Imprints Booksellers - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Rejoice in all things local and literary on National Bookshop Day: Saturday 8th August from 9am until 5pm. We'll be offering nibbles & bubbles (from midday), a free gift with purchases over $15 and the chance to win an amazing prize pack filled with bookish goodies! While it's not necessary to RSVP, please feel free to join our Facebook event and share it with friends by clicking the link below:

 

 

 

Don't Miss Our $5 Back Table Book Sale - July 18 & 19

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, July 17, 2015


Stock up on literary treasures with an excellent selection of new and second-hand books reduced to just $5 this Saturday and Sunday. Escape the winter chill at our cosy little nook in the heart of Adelaide's West End.

Please note: This offer is available exclusively in store at 107 Hindley Street from Saturday July 18 - Sunday July 19, 2015. All prices are as marked and no further discounts apply.



Win a Double Pass to Mr Holmes or Madame Bovary!

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, July 03, 2015

 

We're pleased to be partnering with Transmission Films to give our customers the opportunity to see one of two wonderful new literary-inspired films . . . for free! Simply spend $30 or more with us in store or online between Friday July 3rd and Monday July 6th to score a double pass to your choice of Madame Bovary or Mr Holmes at participating cinemas. This offer is available only while the tickets last so be quick to avoid disappointment.


Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert,
Madame Bovary is in cinemas from July 9th, 2015. Watch the trailer:

 

Based on the Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle and the 2005 novel, A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullim, Mr Holmes is in cinemas from July 23rd, 2015. Watch the trailer:

 

 

A Special Harper Lee Pre-Order Offer!

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, June 19, 2015

 

To celebrate the forthcoming release of Harper Lee's long-awaited To Kill A Mockingbird sequel Go Set A Watchman we're offering a beautiful hardcover bundle of both books for $60.00 when you pre-order and pay before the worldwide release on July 14, 2015.

Alternatively, Go Set A Watchman is available to pre-order singly for the special price of $39.99 (reduced from $45 RRP). And if you've never read To Kill A Mockingbird, you still have a month before Scout sets out on her next adventure!

To secure your copy, email books@imprints.com.au, call (08) 8231 4454 or pre-order online today! Please Note: the Harper Lee bundle will be available for in store collection only.




Minimalist Modern Classics from Faber & Faber

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, June 12, 2015

We're pleased to be stocking a beautiful new range of minimalist modern classics from Faber & Faber publishers. These elegant classics are available in store and online for just $12.99 each.

 


 

Available Titles

 

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes - 'The unendurable is the beginning of the curve of joy.'

Selected Poems by T.S. Eliot - 'This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but with a whimper.'

Pincher Martin by William Golding - 'I must watch my mind. I must not let madness steal up on me and take me by surprise.'

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro - 'After all, what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?'

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi - 'My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost...'

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa - 'One can't fight with oneself, for this battle has only one loser.'

Self-Help by Lorrie Moore - 'After four movies, three concerts, and two-and-a-half museums, you sleep with him. It seems the right number of cultural events.'

Ariel by Sylvia Plath - 'I rise with my red hair / And I eat men like air.'

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson - 'Because, once alone, it is impossible to believe that one could ever have been otherwise. Loneliness is an absolute discovery.'

 


Queen's Birthday Trading Hours

Imprints Booksellers - Saturday, June 06, 2015

Hello, Adelaideans! Queen Elizabeth II has kindly granted us a public holiday in honour of her birthday this weekend, however, we refuse to leave our good friends bookless . . . not even for a day. We'll be trading our regular hours all weekend plus 11am - 5pm this Monday the 8th of June for all your long weekend reading requirements. Stay safe, friends, and—as always—happy reading!

 

 

Our May Newsletter is out now!

Imprints Booksellers - Saturday, May 02, 2015

 

 

May is a month of big ideas, great books and special events here in Adelaide! For a round up of some of the exciting things happening at Imprints Booksellers this month, click the link below:

 

 

For the Chance to Win...

Imprints Booksellers - Saturday, May 02, 2015


Win Tickets to the Adelaide Festival
Special Event of Your Choice!

 

 

Our festival season may be over for another year, but the verve of Adelaide Writers' Week lives on in a stellar series of conversations with some of the world's finest minds. Throughout May, our city will play host to the likes of renowned neuroscientist Norman Doidge (The Brain's Way of Healing; The Brain That Changes Itself), Costa Prize-winning author Helen MacDonald (H is for Hawk), and celebrated novelist David Mitchell (The Bone Clocks; Cloud Atlas). Tickets are sure to go quickly so if you'd like to book your spot at any or all of the events, contact BASS on 131 246 or click the link:

 

As a special reward for Imprints customers, we're offering three double passes to the Adelaide Festival special event of your choice. For the chance to win, simply spend $50 or more with us online or in store before May 14 and nominate your preferred authorNorman Doidge, Helen MacDonald or David Mitchellon the entry form or in the comments section of your online purchase.

Entries close at 9pm on Thursday May 14. The winner for each event will be drawn at random and notified the following day. Winners must be available to collect their tickets from 107 Hindley Street prior to the first event on Sunday the 17th of May. Happy reading and good luck!

 

 

Anzac Day Trading Hours

Imprints Booksellers - Monday, April 20, 2015

Please note that, in accordance with South Australian trading regulations, Imprints Booksellers will be open from 12 midday until 5pm this Saturday April 25th for Anzac Day. As Monday is not a public holiday this year, normal trading hours will apply.

We keep all past, present and future soldiers and civilian casualties of war in our hearts and minds this day. Lest We Forget.


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