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Better Read Than Dead

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265 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 8700
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Books, books, books

Wall to wall and street to backroom this place has a lot of books! knowledgeable staff on Kings... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Llanmartin
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Llanmartin, United Kingdom
Lovely bookstore with great staffs

This is my to go to bookstore in newtown. I enjoy reading classics and they have quite few range... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Chris G
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Sydney, Australia
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19 Oct 2017
“Books, books, books”
16 Oct 2017
“Lovely bookstore with great staffs”
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265 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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+61 2 9557 8700
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Wall to wall and street to backroom this place has a lot of books! knowledgeable staff on Kings Street.

Thank Llanmartin
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is my to go to bookstore in newtown. I enjoy reading classics and they have quite few range. Their highlight is their selections of pocket books i love it because it was the perfect size and they are books that you can finish in...More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

'Better Read Than Dead' has an excellent selection in a small book store, but most genres are covered and the stuff are helpful for finding items or if you need a recommendation. Very good Bookstore.

Thank James A
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