Subcriberthon Prizes 2012

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Major Prizes

Anyone subscribing, renewing or donating more than $40 on any day goes into the draw for the Major Prizes

Free Books, Movies and Magazines Almost Forever Major Prize Pack

Unlimited movies for a year from Video Dogs (valued at $500), a year’s subscription to Meanjin (valued at $80), a lifetime subscription to Overland (priceless), a $50 voucher to Mag Nation, latest model Kobo reader (valued at $150) and a $300 box of new titles from Gleebooks.

 

 

Take Me Back to Hipster Heaven Major Prize Pack

A $50 voucher to Cookie, a $50 voucher to Searchers Books and Records, a guitar lesson from My Side of the Mountain Music Tuition (valued at $40), an $85 voucher to Miss Gertrude Hair Salon, two double passes to Rooftop Cinema (valued at $80), four free Bubble Cup cocktails at the Toff in Town (valued at $40), The Everfresh Blackbook: Melbourne Graffiti and Street Art by Everfresh Studio (Miegunyah Press) and a selection of books from Affirm Press.

 

 

I’m an Anticapitalist and I Shop Major Prize Pack

A  Fair Trade Coffee Gift Pack from Jasper’s Coffee (valued at $120), A hamper of Fair Trade chocolate treats from Monsieur Truffe (valued at $68), the latest model Kobo mini reader (valued at $100), A voucher from Monster Threads for a t-shirt of your choice (valued at $35), a $75 voucher from Mrs Secondhand Vintage Furniture and a selection of books including  Money Shot by Jeff Sparrow (Scribe), The Unfair Trade by Michael Casey (Scribe), Octopus: Sam Israel, The Secret Market and Wall Street’s Wildest Con by Guy Lawson (Scribe), Peace With Justice: Noam Chomsky in Australia edited by Clinton Fernandes (Monash University Press) and Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile by Ariel Dorfman (MUP).

 

 

Culture Vulture Major Prize Pack

Eight double passes to Kino Cinemas (valued at $288), a double pass to a Melbourne Theatre Company performance (valued at $200), a double pass to a Malthouse Theatre performance (valued at $80), a membership to ACMI (valued at $60), a $50 voucher to Movie Reel video rental, a double pass to the Rooftop Cinema (valued at $40), and a selection of books including India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking by Anand Giridharadas (Black inc), Griffith Review: Small World, A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan), The Last Thread by Michael Sala (Affirm Press) and When We Think about Melbourne: The Imagination of  City by Jenny Sinclair (Affirm Press).

 

Daily prizes: 7 November

I’m a Writer and I’m Broke Pack

Membership for a year to Writers Victoria (valued at $65), plus a collection of books including How to Read a Novelist by John Freeman (Text), Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie (Scribe), The Best Australian Essays: A Ten-Year Collection (Black Inc).

I’m a Badass and I read Badass Books Pack

A $40 voucher from Faster Pussy Cat, plus books including Bad Lands: Australia’s 13 Most Intriguing True Murders by Liam Houlihan (MUP), Staunch by Ginger Briggs (Affirm), Under Stones by Bob Franklin (Affirm) and Black Tide by Peter Temple (Text).

 

I like Sports and I Read Pack

A free standard service from Fitzroy Revolution bicycle shop (valued at $125) and the books Collingwood: A love story by Paul Daley (MUP), The Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers (Scribe), Bad Debts by Peter Temple (Text), Slow Tracks: A Canter Through Victoria and Country Races by Jude Fitcher (Affirm).

I’m an Overland Reader and I’m Proud of It

Free extra subscription to Overland to give to a friend (valued at $54), a bottle of Platypus Gully wine and some Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe.

 

Daily prizes: 8 November

Literary Lover’s Pack 1

A $50 book voucher from Hill of Content, a copy of Island journal, and a selection of great titles including The Dinner by Herman Koch (Text), Known Unknowns by Emmett Stinson (Affirm) and A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan).

 

 

Literary Lover’s Pack 2

A $50 voucher from Gould’s Books, a copy of Island journal and a selection of great titles including The Last Thread by Michael Sela (Affirm Press), A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan) and The Best Australian Stories 2011 edited by Black Inc.

 

 

Literary Lover’s Pack 3

Special hardback edition of The White Earth by Andrew McGahan (courtesy Better Read than Dead books), Island 129 and Island 130, and a selection of great titles including The Best Australian Stories 2011 edited by Cate Kennedy (Black Inc), A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan) and Beautiful Thing: The Portrait of a Bombay Bar Dancer by Sonia Faleiro (Black Inc).

 

Daily prizes: 9 November

Music Lover’s Pack 1

$50 Voucher from Egg Records and 1001 Australian Nights by Dave Graney (Affirm Press)

 

Music Lover’s Pack 2

$20 Voucher from Northside Records, a guitar lesson from My Side of the Mountain Music Tuition (valued at $40), and a copy of 1001 Australian Nights by Dave Graney (Affirm Press).

 

Film Lover’s Pack

Double pass to Dendy Cinemas ($36), The Two Frank Thrings by Peter Fitzpatrick (Monash University Press), Race and the Modern Exotic by Angela Woollacott (Monash University Press).

 

Art Lover’s Pack

$20 voucher from Blue Dog Posters and Prints, Personal View Photography by Janine Burke (MUP), Peace of Wall: Street Art from East Timor by Chris Parkinson (Affirm Press), and Everfresh Black Book: Melbourne Graffiti and Street Art by Everfresh Studio (Miegunyah Press).

 

Theatre Lover’s Pack

Double pass to a performance at the Malthouse (valued at $80), two double passes to performances at Melbourne Theatre Company (valued at $400), and books including The Two Frank Thrings by Peter Fitzpatrick (Monash University Press), Race and the Modern Exotic by Angela Woollacott (Monash University Press).

Florentine Aristocrat Pack

A $150 voucher from Porter’s Paints, double pass to a performance at the Melbourne Theatre Company (valued at $200), two double passes to the Sun Theatre (valued at $66), and a collection of books including Illegal Harmonies: Music in the Modern Age by Andrew Ford (Black Inc), Personal View: Photographs 1978 – 1986 by Janine Burke (Monash University Press), A Companion Guide to Philosophy edited by Graham Oppy and N. N. Trakakis (Monash University Press), The Best Australian Poems: A Ten-Year Collection (Black Inc), A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan, On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP) and The Voyage by Murray Bail (Text).

 

Weekend prizes: 10 and 11 November

Politics and Pleasure Pack

A bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe, and books including Money Shot by Jeff Sparrow (Scribe), Panic by David Marr (Black Inc), Peace With Justice: Noam Chomsky in Australia edited by Clinton Fernandes (Monash University Press) and Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile by Ariel Dorfman (MUP).

 

Carnal Criminality Pack

A bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe, and books including Bad Lands: Australia’s 13 Most Intriguing True Murders by Liam Houlihan (MUP), The Mandrake File by Cédric Banne (Scribe), The Midnight Promise by Zane Lovitt (Text) and Fair Cop by Christine Nixon (MUP).

History’s for Hotties Pack

A bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe, and books including Against Remembrance by David Rieff (MUP), Making them Indonesian by Helene Van Klinken (Monash University Press), Up from the Underworld by Andrew Reeves (Monash University Press) and 1912: The year the World Discovered Antarctica by Chris Turney (Text).

 

Eco Ecstasy Pack

A $30 voucher to CERES Environment Park, a free service at Commuter Cycles (valued at $120), and books including The River by Chris Hammer (MUP), Greeniology by Tanya Ha (MUP), Among the Islands by Tim Flannery (Text) and Into the Woods by Anna Krien (Black Inc).

 

I’ll Try Anything Once Pack

A bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe, and books including Slow Tracks: A Canter Through Victoria and Country Races by Jude Fitcher (Affirm), The Genome Generation by Elizabeth Finkel, On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan), A Companion Guide to Philosophy edited by Graham Oppy and N. N. Trakakis (Monash University Press) and Possessing the Dead: The Artful Science of Anatomy by Helen Macdonald (MUP).

Daily prizes: 12 November

Everything I Need is on One Corner in Carlton Pack

A double pass to the Cinema Nova (valued at $36), an $85 voucher to Tiamo Restaurant and a $50 voucher to Readings Books.

I never Leave the Northside Pack

$50 Brunswick Bound voucher, a double pass to Kino Cinema (valued at $36) and Collingwood: A love story by Paul Daley (MUP).

Live Every Day Like it’s a Sunday Pack

The Slow Guide to Melbourne by Simon Eager and Martin Hughes (Affirm Press), a $40 voucher to Milkwood brunch spot, two double passes to the Rooftop Cinema (valued at $80), and four free Bubble Cup cocktails at the Toff in Town (valued at $40).

I Love Melbourne (even though I live in Brisbane)

A $50 voucher to Avid Reader, a 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery and When We Think about Melbourne: The Imagination of City by Jenny Sinclair (Affirm Press).

I Love Melbourne (even though I live in Adelaide)

$50 voucher to Imprint Books, a 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery, and The Slow Guide to Melbourne by Simon Eager and Martin Hughes (Affirm Press).

I Never Leave the Southside Pack

A $30 voucher to the Avenue Bookstore, a double pass to any show of your choice at Revolver Upstairs, a double pass to the Kino Cinema (valued at $36) and a copy of Nine Days by Toni Jordan (Text).

Daily prizes: 13 November

Media Junkie Pack 1

A bottle of Platypus Gully wine, and Journalism at the Crossroad: Crisis and Opportunity for the Press by Margaret Simons (Scribe) and Against Remembrance by David Rieff (MUP).

 

Media Junkie Pack 2

A 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery and Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers from the Occupied Territories by Break the Silence (Scribe) and Staunch by Ginger Briggs (Affirm).

 

Media Junkie Pack 3

A 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery, Drift by Rachel Maddow (Scribe) and Making them Indonesian by Helene Van Klinken (Monash University Press).

 

Media Junkie Major Prize pack

A bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe, $50 from Magnation, Journalism at the Crossroad by Margaret Simons (Scribe), Drift by Rachel Maddow (Scribe), The Rise of Fifth Estate: Social Media and Blogging in Australian Politics by Greg Jericho (Scribe), and The Best Australian Essays: 2011 edited by Ramona Koval (Black Inc).

Daily prizes: 14 November

All I need is Books and Coffee Pack 1

A 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery, and books including Nineteen seventy something by Barry Divola (Affirm), On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan) and Bearings by Leah Swann (Affirm).

 

All I need is Books and Coffee Pack 2

A 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery and books including Greeniology by Tanya Ha (MUP), On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan) and Fair Cop by Christine Nixon (MUP).

All I need is Books and Coffee Pack 3.

A 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery and books including A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan), On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), Under Stones by Bob Franklin (Affirm Press) and The Genome Generation by Elizabeth Finkel (MUP).

All I need is Books and Coffee Pack 4.

A 250 gram pack of ‘Bathysphere’ coffee from Wide Open Road Café and Roastery and books including, Possessing the Dead by Helen Macdonald (MUP), On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), Up from the Underworld by Andrew Reeves (Monash University Press) and A Thousand Tiny Truths by Kyo Maclear (Pan Macmillan).

Major Hedonist Pack 1

The History of Australian Wine by Max Allen (MUP), Movida’s Guide to Barcelona by Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish (MUP), On Passion by Dorothy Porter (MUP) On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), two bottles of wine from Platypus Gully, and Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe.

Major Hedonist Pack 2

The History of Australian Wine by Max Allen (MUP), Movida’s Guide to Barcelona by Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish (MUP), On Passion by Dorothy Porter (MUP) On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP), two bottles of wine from Platypus Gully and Fair Trade chocolate from Monsieur Truffe.

 

Lonely Drinker’s Pack 1

One bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Eight Steps to Happiness by Anthony Grant and Alison Leigh (MUP), On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP) and Two Steps Forward by Irma Gold (Affirm).

Lonely Drinker’s Pack 2

One bottle of Platypus Gully wine, Eight Steps to Happiness by Anthony Grant and Alison Leigh (MUP), On Longing by Blanche d’Alpuget (MUP) and Two Steps Forward by Irma Gold (Affirm).