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Poet tea: organic, ethically sourced and in store now

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, June 16, 2017
  OH HELLO, POET TEA!  

According to Calvin and Hobbes, 'rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.' While we can't get you out of work, we can help with the books and tea.

We're pleased to welcome the complete range of organic Poet teas from the makers of Womankind and New Philosopher magazines. Available in ten fragrant varieties in both loose leaf and pyramid sachets, these ethically sourced Sri Lankan teas are presented in a beautiful keepsake tin.

Click the varieties below to read more about each fragrant blend, from bold English Breakfast to delicate Green Rose. Prices range from $18.95 to $22.95. Available in store & online now.

 

 Octave Black loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Ode Oolong loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Accent Orange loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Quatrain Black loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 English Breakfast loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Earl Grey loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Chai loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Mint Green loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Green Rose loose leaf or pyramid sachets 

 Chamomile loose leaf or pyramid sachets 


 

 


Short Books on Big Subjects

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, June 09, 2017
INTRODUCING
VINTAGE MINIS

This June, Vintage has launched a new range of short books on big subjects.
The twenty launch titles in the Vintage Minis series bring essential reading from the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human. These stylish, entertaining, little books explore the whole spectrum of life – from birth to death, and everything in between.

Click the titles below to read more about each volume in the Vintage Minis series - $7.99 each, available in store & online now.

 

Desire by Haruki Murakami

Love by Jeanette Winterson

Babies by Anne Enright

Language by Xiaolu Guo

Summer by Laurie Lee

Sisters by Louisa May Alcott

Home by Salman Rushdie

Race by Toni Morrison

Liberty by Virginia Woolf

Drinking by John Cheever

Calm by Tim Parks

Swimming by Roger Deakin 

Work by Joseph Heller

Fatherhood by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Jealousy by Marcel Proust

Psychedelics by Aldous Huxley

Motherhood by Helen Simpson

Death by Julian Barnes

Depression by Willian Styron

Eating by Nigella Lawson

 

 


 

Season's readings from your local indie booksellers!

Imprints Booksellers - Thursday, December 22, 2016

 

 

 

 

Our Summer Reading Guide is available now!

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, November 18, 2016







































Join History SA and Imprints Booksellers for a special Talking History event

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, October 21, 2016

'Out of the Ivory Tower: ways of telling history' with Nick Brodie and Kiera Lindsey

Historians Dr Nick Brodie and Dr Kiera Lindsey have found popular success with their recent books on forgotten or little-known happenings from Australia's past. Brodie’s latest book, 1787: The Lost Chapters of Australia's Beginnings, challenges our national understanding of the ‘discovery’ of the continent, while Lindsey's compelling tale, The Convict’s Daughter: The Scandal that Shocked a Colony, recounts a meticulously researched story from the author’s own family. Join us, as these two rising stars of Australian history share their secrets in a special Talking History event:

Monday 24 October 5.30 for 6pm-7.30pm
Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground
Onsite parking (entrance off Victoria Drive)
Admission is FREE but registrations required
Reserve your free ticket

 

 

 

 


The Adelaide Festival of Ideas | 21-23 October, 2016

Imprints Booksellers - Monday, October 17, 2016

The Adelaide Festival of Ideas returns this weekend with around 70 thinkers tackling topics ranging from the precarious future of the world's citrus industry to contemporary challenges facing democracy and human rights. The vast majority of sessions are free though a few highlights are worth shelling out the modest ticket price. In particular, we recommend Erin Brockovich in conversation with Phillip Adams and a special session celebrating poetry, music and story telling on the theme of Home. You can find details of speakers, events and sessions online or collect your old fashioned paper-and-ink program in store. This year, as in years past, Imprints Booksellers are pleased to partner with the festival as its official bookseller. You'll find us hosting a pop-up bookshop in the AFoI marquee, located near Elder and Bonython Halls. We hope to see you there!






Warming Winter Reads - June 2016

Imprints Booksellers - Monday, June 20, 2016

 


Is there a better remedy against the winter months than hot tea and good books? C.S. Lewis thought not:

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough
or a book long enough to suit me.”

With rain drumming against the windows and the heat set to high, we've put together a selection of reading suggestions to spark your curiosity and ignite your imagination. New offerings from Lionel Shriver, Ellen Van Neerven, Lindy West, Edward O. Wilson and more promise something for everyone at Imprints Booksellers but, sadly, tea is not included. Best to brew your own, we think. In the mean time, happy winter reading!


Upstairs at the Strand: Writers in Conversation at the Legendary Bookstore

edited by Jessica Strand and Andrea Aguilar, Paperback, $22.99

Based on a series of talks pairing writers of note at NYC’s beloved bookstore, Upstairs at the Strand offers candid and behind-the-scenes accounts of the ways leading writers work, think, and live. The book features such celebrated novelists, playwrights, and poets as Martin Amis, Paul Auster, Renata Adler, Patti Smith, and Mark Strand, as well as contemporary stars such as Alison Bechdel, Junot Díaz, and Téa Obreht.



The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction

by Neil Gaiman, Paperback, $29.99

The View from the Cheap Seats draws together, for the first time ever, a myriad of non-fiction writing by international phenomenon and Sunday Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. From Make Good Art, the speech he gave at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia that went viral, to pieces on artists and legends including Terry Pratchett, Lou Reed and Ray Bradbury, the collection offers a glimpse into the head and heart of one of the most acclaimed writers of our time.



The Gustav Sonata

by Rose Tremain, Paperback, $29.99

Fierce, astringent, profoundly tender – and spanning the twentieth century – Rose Tremain's beautifully orchestrated novel tells  the story of Gustav Perle who grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem like far-off concerns. Exploring themes of betrayal and the struggle for happiness, The Gustav Sonata is a testament to the passionate love of a childhood friendship as it is tested over a lifetime.



The American People: Volume 1 - Search for My Heart

by Larry Kramer, Paperback, $36.99

Forty years in the making, The American People sets forth Larry Kramer's reimagined vision of his homeland's history. This is the story of one nation under a plague, contaminated by greed, hate, and disease and host to transcendent acts of courage and kindness. Volume One of this remarkable opus is a work of ribald satire, prophetic outrage, and dazzling imagination. It is an encyclopedic indictment, written with outrageous love and a sharp eye for the pitfalls of contemporary American culture.



Happy People Read and Drink Coffee

by Agnes Martin-Lugand, Paperback, $27.99

Diane has a charmed life as a wife, a mother and the owner of a literary café in Paris until a tragic accident claims the lives of her husband and daughter. Trapped and haunted by her memories, Diane withdraws from friends and family, unable and unwilling to move forward. But, one year on, Diane shocks her loved ones by leaving Paris to move to a small town on the Irish coast to rebuild her life alone. At once heartbreaking and uplifting, Happy People Read and Drink Coffee is the inspirational story of a woman finding new meaning in the wake of devastating loss.



Coast to Coast Book Launch

Imprints Booksellers - Wednesday, June 08, 2016

We're pleased to host the launch of Nick Petrucco's book, Coast to Coast: A Family Walk Across India, in collaboration with Deb Kandelaars and our friends from Wakefield Press. Join us in celebration of this remarkable travel memoir and enjoy a free evening of discussion, refreshments and local wines provided by Coriole Vineyards. RSVP via the Facebook event or email emily@wakefieldpress.com.au by Friday 24 June.

 

 

Win a gift pack of books just in time for Mothers Day!

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, April 29, 2016
Spend $50 or more at Imprints Booksellers before Saturday May 7 and go in the draw to win an assortment of beautiful new books courtesy of our friends at Allen and Unwin. This gift pack is valued at more than $180 and is perfect for sharing with mum (or keeping for yourselfwe won't judge!).



Terms and stuff:

  • Enter as many times as you like!
  • The lucky winner will be drawn at random and notified by 7/5/16.
  • Prize is pick up only from 107 Hindley Street, Adelaide.





Easter Trading Hours

Imprints Booksellers - Tuesday, March 22, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easter Trading Hours

Good Friday, 25 March: CLOSED

Saturday 26 March: 9am5pm

Easter Sunday, 27 March: 11am5pm

Monday 28 March: 11am5pm

 



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