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Abbey's at 131 York Street (next to QVB) is an Aladdin's cave for readers and Sydney's much-loved indie bookshop since 1968 ~ Where ideas grow.


 
 

OUR SUMMER CATALOGUE


Abbey's Summer Reading 2017 OUT NOW

32 PAGES OF LEISURE, GIFTS & KNOWLEDGE


Plus $1000 in prizes with ALADDIN'S TREASURE! From now until the end of January, your purchases at Abbey's, GALAXY and Language Book Centre entitle you to enter our competition. You might win a $200 Gift Voucher!

ONLINE: use promo code ALADDIN (caps) when you order.


 

SYDNEY'S GLITTERING PRIZE

The Harbour

Our front window is a sea of blue this week with SIGNED COPIES of The Harbour by Scott Bevan. Scott presents an accessible but in-depth history of our great southern waterway. At 630 pages, it's a beautiful brick of a book and a perfect gift for any Australian history buff.


 

WINNER MAN BOOKER

Lincoln in the Bardo

WINNER 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE. The American Civil War rages while President Lincoln's beloved 11-year-old son lies gravely ill. When Willie dies and is laid to rest, a grief-stricken Lincoln returns alone to the crypt several times to hold his boy's body. From this historical truth, Saunders spins an unforgettable story of familial love and loss that breaks free of realism. Willie Lincoln finds himself trapped in a transitional realm – the bardo – and as ghosts mingle, squabble, gripe and commiserate, a monumental struggle erupts over young Willie's soul.


 

MAJOR CRIME

Force of Nature (#2 Aaron Falk) by Jane Harper

Following on from her phenomenal success with The Dry (Winner of just about everything), Jane Harper’s new novel Force of Nature has Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk returning, this time tracking the disappearance of a whistleblower. Five go on a hike together - four have some questions to answer...


 
 
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MILES FRANKLIN WINNER



Extinctions by Josephine Wilson





MAN BOOKER PRIZE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
MILES FRANKLIN LITERARY AWARD NSW PREMIER'S LITERARY AWARDS
INDIE Book Awards STELLA Prize
ABIA AWARDS VOGEL PRIZE

 

Authors at Abbey's


Mrs. M by Luke Slattery

Mrs Elizabeth Macquarie… passion & idealism collide.


Christine Milne: An Activist Life

From school teacher to environmental warrior.


Incorrigible Optimist by Gareth Evans

Memoir of a momentous public life.


King Solomon's Curse by Andy McDermott

Another thrilling Nina Wilde adventure.


Australian Gypsies by Mandy Sayer

Bringing an untold history to life.


Minefields by Hugh Riminton

An incredible story of a life on the frontline of the news game.


A Dangerous Language by Sulari Gentill

Rowland Sinclair returns to crime alley.


Mirror Sydney by Vanessa Berry

Explore the alternate Sydney of the recent past.


Sixty Seconds by Jesse Blackadder

An redemptive story of hope and forgiveness.


Get Poor Slow by David Free

Inventiveness of language, mystery & pace make this first-class literary crime fiction.




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