Subscriberthon prizes: day three

Welcome to Subscriberthon 2013. Anyone who subscribes, renews or donates more than $40 over the next week goes into the running for our daily prizes and one of our major prize packs. These include: three months of unlimited movies for two people to Cinema Nova (valued at over $1500); six month’s supply of coffee from Wide Open Road delivered to your door; a mixed case of newly released wine from Story Wines; a Monsieur Truffe chocolate box; gift bags from PBS, 3RRR and Padre Coffee; vouchers from Magnation, the Movie Reel, Paperback Books, Northside Records, Searchers books and records, Brunswick Bound, My Side of the Mountain Music, Trailer Made, Revolver, the Toff in Town, Cookie, Better Read than Dead, Gould’s Book Arcade, and Avenue Bookstore; annual subscriptions to Meanjin, the Monthly, and Overland; copies of the latest issues from the Lifted Brow, Kill Your Darling’s and Quarterly Essay; new release book packs from Scribe, Black Inc, Affirm, MUP and Text Publishing and more!

By subscribing on this third day of Subscriberthon, you go in the draw for our day three prizes – including a 16gb Kobo Arc reader:

‘Media and Kobo Junkie’ pack


  • A Kobo Arc 16gb reader (valued at $249)
  • The blogging revolution by Antony Loewenstein (MUP)
  • Stop press: last days of newspapers by Rachel Buchanan (Scribe)
  • What’s next in journalism? by Meg Simons (Scribe)
  • The new front page by Tim Dunlop (Scribe)


‘I’m a science nerd’ book pack


  • The rise of fishes: 500 Million Years of Evolution by John Long (New South)
  • The Book of Woe: the making of the DSM and the unmaking of psychiatry by Gary Greenberg (Scribe)
  • Trouble in mind stories from a neuropsychologists handbook by Jenni Ogden (OUP)
  • Test tube revolution: the early history of IVF by John Leeton (Monash University)
  • Scatter, adapt and remember: how humans will survive a mass extinction by Annalee Newitz (Scribe)


‘I read religiously’ book pack


  • Killing Jesus: a history by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Panmac)
  • For God’s sake: an atheist, a jew, a Christian and a Muslim debate religion by Jane Caro, Antony Loewenstein, Simon Smart and Rachel Woodlock (Panmac)
  • My story by Elizabeth Smart (PacMac)
  • Running with the blood god: down and dirty with freedom fighters, rebels and misfits by Matthew Thompson (Picador)


’I’m a badass and I read badass books’ pack


    • Gangland North South and West by James Morton and Susanna Lobez (Victory Books)
    • I, Mick Gatto by Mick Gatto and Tom Noble (Victory Books)
    • The prey by Tony Park (PanMac)
    • Two Soldiers by Roslund and Hellstrom (Quercus)


‘History’s for Hotties’ book pack


  • In the garden of beasts: love, terror and an American family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson (Scribe)
  • Test tube revolution: the early history of IVF by John Leeton (Monash University)
  • Where is Dr Leichardt? The greatest mystery in Australian history by Darrell Lewis (Monash University)
  • Fair World: a history of world’s fairs and expositions from London to Shanghai 1851-2010 by Paul Greenhalgh


And the major prizes:

‘The Cinema Nova king of all packs

King Pack major

  • Three months of unlimited movies for two people to Cinema Nova (valued at over $1500)
  • A $100 voucher to Magnation
  • A $50 voucher for the Movie Reel Independent Video Store
  • A $50 voucher to Paperback Books
  • An 1 year digital subscription to the Monthly (valued at $24.95)
  • A Bag-o- Brows from the Lifted Brow (valued at $50)
  • A subscription to Meanjin (valued at $80)
  • A selection of Kill Your Darling’s best issues
  • A book of writing from the Northern Territory Writer’s Centre
  • A new release pack from Scribe publishing which includes:
  • Cairo by Chris Womersly
  • Dead cat bounce by Peter Cotton
  • The way of the knife: CIA, secret army and war at the ends of the earth by Mark Mazzetti
  • Thank you for your service by David Finkel
  • Out of the mountains by David Kilcullen
  • Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie


Three major prize packs:

When I read, I hear music major prize pack

Music Pack major

  • 3PBS pack (including $75 Proud PBS annual membership and t-shirt)
  • 3RRR pack (including 3RRR t-shirt, mug, sticker and Radio City book)
  • A $20 Northside Records voucher
  • A $50 voucher for Searchers books and records
  • A $50 Brunswick Bound bookstore Voucher
  • A My Side of the Mountain Music voucher for a free introductory guitar/songwriting lesson (valued at $60)
  • A Trailer Made dinner voucher for 2 (valued at $30)
  • 2 tickets to any bandroom show of your choice at Revolver
  • 8 bubble cup cocktail vouchers for the Toff in Town (valued at $80)
  • A $50 meal voucher to Cookie Restaurant
  • A Bag-o-Brows from the Lifted Brow (valued at $50)
  • A selection of books for music lover’s from Affirm Press:
    • 1001 Australian Nights by Dave Graney
    • The Bedroom Philosopher Diaries by Justin Heazlewood
    • Left hand drive by Craig McGregor
    • Nineteen Seventysomething by Barry Divola


The politics and pleasure tower pack

Tower Pack

  • Monsieur Truffe chocolate box (valued at $70)
  • A mixed case of newly released wine from Story Wines (valued at $309)
  • A Padre Coffee pack (125g bag of Padre’s Seasonal Blend + exclusive Padre coffee tin) (valued at $23)
  • An e-subscription to the Monthly (valued at $24.95)
  • A bonus Overland subscription to give a friend (valued at $54)
  • A $50 voucher to Better Read than Dead
  • A $50 voucher to Gould’s Book Arcade
  • Copies of the latest Quarterly Essays
  • A tower of political books from Scribe, MUP and Black Inc:
    • Speechless by James Button (MUP)
    • Hearts and minds by Chris Bowen (MUP)
    • A letter to generation next by Kim Carr (MUP)
    • Battle lines by Tony Abbott (MUP)
    • Profits of doom by Antony Loewenstein (MUP)
    • Panic by David Marr (Black Inc)
    • Political animal: the making of Tony Abbott (Quarterly Essay) by David Marr (Black Inc)
    • Mad marathon: the story of the 2013 Election by Mungo MacCallum (Black Inc)
    • Dirt files: a decade of Best Australian Political Cartoons by Russ Radcliffe (Scribe)
    • The dispensable nation: American foreign policy in retreat by Vali Nasr (Scribe)
    • War from the ground up by Emile Simpson (Scribe)
    • On the abolition of all political parties by Simone Weil (Black Inc)
    • Battlers and billionaires: the story of inequality in Australia by Andrew Leigh (Black Inc)
    • The big handout: how US subsidies and corporate welfare corrupt the world by Kostigen Thomas (Scribe)


All I need are books and coffee major prize pack from Wide Open Road

Books and Coffee major

  • Six month’s supply of coffee (sent to you once a fortnight) from Wide Open Road Roastery (valued at $144)
  • A $50 voucher to Avenue Bookstore
  • A new release pack of books from MUP:
    • Mr Snack and the Lady Water: travel tales from my lost years by Brendan Shanahan (MUP)
    • Things I didn’t expect when I was expecting by Monica Dux (MUP)
    • 28 Days in Provence by Shannon Bennett (Miegunyah Press)
    • Decent obsessions by Bernard Salt (MUP)
    • Damned if I do by Philip Nitschke (MUP)
    • Exit wounds by John Cantwell and Greg Bearup (MUP)
  • A new release pack from Text publishing:
    • A history of silence by Lloyd Jones (Text)
    • A tale for the time being by Ruth Ozeki (Text)
    • The Rosie project by Graeme Simsion (Text)
    • The forgotten rebels of Eureka by Clare Wright (Text)

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