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Subscriberthon 2012: Days Four and Five

Weekend of Genre Love

Overland’s nothing if not eclectic and so this special weekend Subscriberthon post is about celebrating the pleasure of reading, in all its different guises. If you read across genres – or if you’d like to read across genres – then we’ve got some offers for you!
Anyone who subscribes, renews or donates more than $40 becomes eligible for the massive major prizes (scroll down for details), as well as an eclectic array of inducements for this weekend only.

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).

 

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

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).

 

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