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Big Red Book fair this weekend

A reminder that the New International Bookshop takes over Trades Hall this weekend for the annual Big Red Book Fair.

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Are you stimulated by Kevin’s package, but lacking the appropriate retail outlet for your consuming passion?

The Big Red Book Fair offers an elegant and discreet solution. For one weekend only, this 20 and 21 June, the New International Bookshop fills Trades Hall with a tantalising display of every literary genre imaginable.

We’ve got all the usual Leftie stuff PLUS history and politics, Australiana, literature, crime fiction, kids books, travel, art, science, philosophy and so much more…

Be there 11am sharp for the Saturday morning rush, or try late Sunday afternoon for some firesale bargains.

11am to 5pm

Sat 20 and Sun 21 June

Trades Hall, Melbourne

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Jeff Sparrow is the former editor of Overland. He is the co-author (with Jill Sparrow) of Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within, the editor (with Antony Loewenstein) of Left Turn: Essays for the New Left and the author of Communism: a love story, Killing: Misadventures in violence, and Money Shot: A Journey into Censorship and Porn.  On Twitter, he's @Jeff_Sparrow.

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