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May Bookclub Balgowlah

  Bookclub pick for May is The Pyramid of Needs by Ernest Price. It will be the last Thursday of the month, May 30th from 5.30-6.30pm.   A short intro: Linda Taylor is livestreaming her glamourous life as an alternative health guru when she trips over in front ... (continued)

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Book Barn Closing times May 2024

The Book Barn will be closing at 3pm for private functions on the following dates in May, 2024: Thurs 2nd, Fri 3rd, Sat 4th, Sun 5th, Fri 10th, Sat 11th, Fri 17th, Sat 18th, Sun 19th,Thurs  23rd, Fri 24th, Sat 25th, Sun 26th and Mon 27th. The Book Barn will also be colsed on Tuesd... (continued)

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What to Try (And What to Look Out For...)

This week, once again, we have a few interesting picks from our new releases for you to watch out for, as well as a highlight from our existing catalogue.   To begin, the multi-award-winning author of The Nightingale (2015) is back again with her latest hotly-anticipated The Women... (continued)

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Dune: Read Before You Watch

After three movies, a Hugo Prize (Tied Best Novel 1966) and the inaugural Nebula Prize (1966), it’s no wonder that Dune retains its status as a masterwork of science fiction. With its themes of colonialism, and environmentalism, this cornerstone of contemporary science fiction remains re... (continued)

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Latest Acquisitions 444

Latest Acquisitions 444 is now available online Please use this link to view the catalogue LA444 (continued)

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What to Try (And What to Look Out For...)

Though summer may be over, the reading season never ends! With plenty of new releases to choose from in-store, we’ll be picking out a few highlights from our new releases each week, plus a little extra spotlight on something else we think you’ll find interesting.   Fir... (continued)

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Book Barn Closing times April 2024

The Book Barn, Berrima will be closing early on the following dates in April, 2024: Thurs 4th, Fri 5th, Sat 6th, Mon 8th, Fri 12th, Sat 13th, Sun 14th, Mon15th, Thurs 18th, Fri 19th, Sat 20th, Sun 21st, Mon 22nd, Wed 24th, Thurs 25th, Fri 26th, Sat 27th and Sun 28th. Apologies to our r... (continued)

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Latest Acquisitions 443

Latest Acquisitions 443 is now available online Please use this link to view the catalogue LA443 (continued)

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Latest Acquisitions 442

Latest Acquisitions 442 is now available online Please use this link to view the catalogue LA442 (continued)

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Latest Acquisitions 441

Latest Acquisitions 441 is now available online Please use this link to view the catalogue LA441 (continued)

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CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK

Each year since 1945 the CBCA has brought children and books together across Australia through Children's Book Week®. During this time we spend one glorious week celebrating books and Australian children's authors and illustrators. This years theme is: READ, GROW, INSPIRE with ... (continued)

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Latest Acquisitions 440

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MEET THE AUTHOR: COLIN BURGESS

Join us for a conversation with Colin Burgess about his new release Sisters in Captivity! We will discuss the author's process and research for this book, as well as having a Q& A from the audience at the end.  In store Thursday July 6th 6-7pm RSVP to Berkelouw Books B... (continued)

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National Reconciliation Week 2023

The National Reconciliation Week 2023 theme, “Be a voice for generations” calls on all Australians to act today to tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation. Generations of Australians have fought hard for meaningful change, but more effort is needed to create a just, eq... (continued)

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Aromatherapy workshop and book launch

In this very special 60 minute presentation, you will learn how the Aromatree concept will help you gain an incredible insight into using essential oils and help you improve your essential oil blending skills. You will also learn how to help balance your chakra energy centres and Salvatore wi... (continued)

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Latest Acquisitions 439

Latest Acquisitions 439 is now available online Please use this link to view the catalogue LA439 (continued)

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American Literature

We are pleased to share a list of our favourite American Literature here in Rare Books.  From early female author Mary Noailles Murfee to the master of Mystery, Edgar Allan Poe, we have you covered! Click on the link below to see the full list.  American Literature (continued)

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May 2024 Private Functions

The Berkelouw Book Barn at Bendooley Estate, Berrima will be closing early at 3 pm for private functions on the following dates in May, 2024: Thurs 2nd, Fri 3rd, Sat 4th, Sun 5th, Fri 10th, Sat 11th, Sun 12th, Fri 17th, Sat 18th, Sun 19th, Thurs 23rd, Fri 24th, Sat 25th, Sun 26th and Friday 31... (continued)

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Women on the Walls Book Launch

The first book to focus exclusively on women as subjects in street art, this study, part travelogue and part dialogue, examines these depictions of women artistically, politically, and culturally across continents. Interviews with artists peel back the layers between artist and image, revealin... (continued)

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Christmas Hours

Merry Christmas to everyone!  Just to let you know we will be closing Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2022.  Thank-you all for your kind support throughout the year! (continued)