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Subscriberthon Prizes 2014

Subscribe now for the chance to win these amazing prizes!

Four major prize packs:

The Cinema Nova king of all packs: free movies, books, newspapers and magazines almost forever!

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Three months of unlimited movies for two people to Cinema Nova (valued at over $1500)

A Kobo Arc 7”HD Reader (valued at $249)

A $50 voucher for the Movie Reel Independent Video Store

A $50 voucher to Paperback Books

A 1-year digital subscription to the Saturday Paper ($79)

A Bag-o- Brows from The Lifted Brow (valued at $50)

The Review of Australian Fiction e-omnibus

A subscription to Meanjin (valued at $80)

A new release book pack and tote back from Black Inc, which includes:

  • Love Poems by Dorothy Porter (Black Inc)
  • Nona and Me by Clare Atkins (Black Inc)
  • Twiggy by Andrew Burrell (Black Inc)
  • Boganaire: The Rise and Fall of Nathan Tinkler by Paddy Manning (Black Inc)
  • The Whitlam Mob by Mungo Maccallum (Black Inc)
  • Power Failure: The Inside Story of Climate Politics Under Rudd and Gillard (Black Inc)
  • Black Inc Tote bag

 

When I read, I hear music major prize pack

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3PBS pack (including $75 Proud PBS annual membership and tote bag and sticker)

3RRR pack (including 3RRR t-shirt, mug, sticker and Radio City book)

Monster Threads music t-shirt

A $20 Northside Records voucher

A $50 voucher for Searchers books and records

A Trailer Made dinner voucher for two (valued at $30)

2 tickets to any bandroom show of your choice at Boney

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 lovers:

  • Telegraph Avenue: A Novel by Michael Chabon (Harper)
  • Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke (Hachette)
  • A Revolution in the Making: 3D Printing, Robots and the Future by Guy Rundle (Affirm Press)
  • Driving Under the Influence by Jenna Martin (Victory Books)

 

The tower of power Story Wine pack

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A mixed case of newly released wine from Story Wines (valued at $309)

A tower of powerful historical and political nonfiction books from Scribe, MUP, Black Inc, PanMac, Monash University Press and donated from Gleebooks that includes:

  • The Gillard Government edited by Chris Aulich (MUP)
  • The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell by David Marr (Black Inc)
  • The Whitlam Mob by Mungo Maccallum (Black Inc)
  • Challenge by Paul Daley (MUP)
  • Inside the Hawke Keating Government: A Cabinet Diary by Gareth Evans (MUP)
  • War from the Ground Up: Twenty-First-Century Combat as Politics by Emile Simpson (Scribe)
  • The Book of Paul: The Wit and Wisdom of Paul Keating compiled by Russell Marks (Black Inc)
  • Tony Speaks: The Wisdom of the Abbott compiled by Russell Marks (Black Inc)
  • Kevin Rudd: Twice Prime Minster by Patrick Weller  (MUP)
  • The Hard Sell: The Tricks of Political Advertising by Dee Madigan (MUP)
  • Dangerous Allies by Malcolm Fraser with Cain Roberts (MUP)
  • Why the Germans? Why the Jews?: Envy, Race Hatred and the Prehistory of the Holocaust by Gotz Aly (MUP)
  • Hitler’s Last Witness: The Memories of Hitler’s Bodyguard by Rochus Misch (Scribe)
  • Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance by Eric Brothers (The History Press)
  • Showdown in Shepherd’s Bush: The 1908 Olympic Marathon and the Three Runners who Launched a Sporting Craze by David Davis (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Biting Through: Five Years in Afghanistan by John Ratcliffe (Scribe)
  • Iran and the United States: An Insider’s View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace by Seyed Hossein Mousavian (Bloomsbury)
  • Australia 1901-2001: A Narrative History by Andrew Tink (NewSouth)
  • Maestro John Monash: Australia’s Greatest Citizen General by Tim Fischer (Monash University Publishing)
  • Sri Lanka’s Secrets: How the Rajapaksa Regime Gets Away with Murder by Trevor Grant (Monash University Publishing)
  • Northern Lights: The Positive Policy Examples of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway by Andrew Scott  (Monash University Publishing)
  • A Sense of Humanity: The Ethical Thoughts of Raimond Gaita edited by Craig Taylor with Melinda Graefe (Monash University Publishing)
  • Jean Galbraith: A writer in the Valley by Meredith Fletcher (Monash University Publishing)
  • David Syme: Man of the Age by Elizabeth Morrison (Monash University Publishing)
  • Trendyville: The Battle for Australia’s Inner Cities by Renate Howe (Monash University Publishing)

 

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

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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 Kobo Arc 7”HD Reader (valued at $249)  

A new release pack of books from Monash University Press:

  • Maestro John Monash: Australia’s Greatest Citizen General by Tim Fischer (Monash University Publishing)
  • Sri Lanka’s Secrets: How the Rajapaksa Regime Gets Away with Murder by Trevor Grant (Monash University Publishing)
  • Northern Lights: The Positive Policy Examples of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway by Andrew Scott  (Monash University Publishing)
  • A Sense of Humanity: The Ethical Thoughts of Raimond Gaita edited by Craig Taylor with Melinda Graefe (Monash University Publishing)
  • Jean Galbraith: A writer in the Valley by Meredith Fletcher (Monash University Publishing)
  • David Syme: Man of the Age by Elizabeth Morrison (Monash University Publishing)
  • Trendyville: The Battle for Australia’s Inner Cities by Renate Howe (Monash University Publishing)

 

 

Day Prizes:

Day One:

Aid for Broke Writers:

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Pack 1: Victorian Writers’ Pack

Writers’ Vic subscription

The Haitch Factor: Adventures in Australian English by Susan Butler (Pan Mac)

 

Pack 2: NSW Writers’ Pack

NSW Writers Centre membership

Joyful Strains: Making Australian Home edited by Kent MacCarter and Ali Lemer (Affirm)

 

Pack 3: Tassie Writers’ Pack

Tasmanian Writers’ Centre membership

The Review of Australian Fiction e-omnibus

 

Pack 4: NT Writers’ Pack

NT Writers Centre membership

Joyful Strains: Making Australian Home edited by Kent MacCarter and Ali Lemer (Affirm)

Pack 5: Queensland Writers’ Pack:

Queensland Writers Centre Bundle, including:

  • Queensland Writer’s Centre membership (valued at $65)
  • 2 Queensland Writer’s Centre notebooks (valued at $30)
  • A three-month online subscription to Australian Writer’s Marketplace, the magazine of Queensland Writer’s Centre
  • Admission to IQ seminar at Queensland Writer’s Centre (valued at $65)
  • Out of Shape by Mel Campbell (Affirm)

 

Pack 6: Blue Mountains Writers’ Pack:

Megalong books $40 voucher

Varuna Bundle:

  • VIP invitation for two to the Varuna with Sydney Writers Festival Launch Party
  • Prelude to Christopher, by Eleanor Dark (Halstead Classics, 1999)
  • Eleanor Dark, A Writer’s Life, by Barbara Brook with Judith Clark (Pan Macmillan, 1998)

 

Pack 7: I’m a Writer and I’m Broke Pack

Kill Your Darlings subscription and current issue

A Bag-o- Brows from The Lifted Brow (valued at $50)

Funemployed: Life as an Artist in Australia by Justin Heazlewood (Affirm)

Bully for Them: Outstanding Australians on Hard Lessons Learnt at School edited by Fiona Scott-Norman (Affirm)

 

Pack 8: I’m a Writer and I’m Broke Pack

A 1-year digital subscription to the Monthly

A Bag-o- Brows from The Lifted Brow (valued at $50)

Funemployed: Life as an Artist in Australia by Justin Heazlewood (Affirm)

Bully for Them: Outstanding Australians on Hard Lessons Learnt at School edited by Fiona Scott-Norman (Affirm)

 

Day Two

Day of local love (8 packs):

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Pack 1: Local Love Pack

Milkwood Cafe $50 voucher

Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne by Robyn Annear (Black Inc)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo by Luke Ryan (Affirm)

 

Pack 2: Local Love Pack

A 1 year subscription to The Canary Press

Australian Notebooks by Betty Churcher (Miegunyah Press)

The Glass Kingdom by Chris Flynn (Text)

 

Pack 3: Local Love Pack 

Treadlie magazine subscription

The Words that Made Australia: How a Nation Came to Know Itself edited by Robert Manne and Chris Feik (Black Inc)

Tree Palace by Craig Sherbourne (Text)

 

Pack 4: Don’t Worry Be Happy 

Bee sustainable workshop and book

The Liam Jurrah Story: From Yuendumu to the MCG and Back Again by Bruce Hearn Mackinnon (MUP)

 

Pack 5: Don’t Worry Be Happy Pack

Bee sustainable workshop and book

Laurinda by Alice Pung (Black Inc)

 

Pack 6: Eco Ecstasy Pack

Ceres $50 voucher

Treadlie magazine subscription

A free service at Human Powered Cycles

 

Pack 7: Everything I need is on one corner in Carlton Pack:

Tiamo $80 voucher

Readings $50 voucher

Cinema Nova double pass

 

Pack 8: Huzzah for Brunswick

Brunswick Bound $50 voucher

Mankoushe dinner for two

Five Boroughs $50 voucher

 

 

Day Three:

Day of making you and your bookshelf look good

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Good Looking Pack 1:

Miss Gertrude free haircut (valued at $95)

Citizens and Cannibals: The French Revolution, The Struggle for Modernity and the Origins of Ideological Terror by Eli Sagan (Rowman and Littlefield)

New York In Style: A Guide to the City’s Fashions, Design and Style Destinations by Janelle McCulloch (MUP)

 

Good Looking Pack 2:

Mrs Secondhand $75 voucher

Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer by Bettina Stangneth (Scribe)

Permanent Past Tense: The Man With No Memory, and What he Taught the World by Suzanne Corkin (Allen Lane)

 

Good Looking Pack 3:

Monster Threads t-shirt

Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History by Rhonda K. Garelick (Picador)

Peacemongers by Barry Hill (UQP)

 

Good Looking Pack 4:

Monster threads brooch

First World War: Still No End in Sight by Frank Furedi (Bloomsbury)

 

Good Looking Pack 5:

Monster threads brooch

Dick Hamer: The liberal Liberal by Tim Colebatch

 

Good Looking Pack 6:

Porter’s Paints voucher ($150)

Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon (Scribner)

 

Good Looking Pack 7:

1 year subscription to the Canary Press

Random Acts of Politeness by Andrew Taylor (The History Press)

The Legacy of the Second World War by John Lukacs (Yale)

 

Good Looking Pack 8:

Egg Records $50 voucher

A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks (Doubleday)

Nora Webster by Colm Tobin (Picador)

 

Day 4

Day of the Culture Vulture (8 packs):

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Culture Vulture Pack 1:

Melbourne Theatre Company double pass voucher

The Vogue Factor by Kirstie Clements (Victory Books)

Culture Vulture Pack 2:

Melbourne Theatre Company double pass voucher

Out of Shape by Mel Campbell

 

Culture Vulture Pack 3:

Melbourne Theatre Company double pass voucher

Out of Shape by Mel Campbell (Affirm)

 

Culture Vulture Pack 4:

Melbourne Theatre Company double pass voucher

Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread – the Lessons from a New Science by Alex Pentland (Scribe)

 

Culture Vulture Pack 5:

Malthouse Theatre voucher

Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves by Laurel Braitman (Scribe)

 

Culture Vulture Pack 6:

Dendy Cinema double pass

The Life of I: The New Culture of Narcissism by Anne Manne (MUP)

 

Culture Vulture Pack 7:

Dendy Cinema double pass

A Portrait of the Brain by Adam Zeman (Yale)

 

Culture Vulture Pack 8:

Dendy Cinema double pass)

Fairfax: The Rise and Fall by Colleen Ryan (MUP)

 

Day 5

Day of Word Worship (8 packs)

For people who like good writing

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Word Worship Pack 1:

The Last Illusion by Porochista Khakpour  (Bloomsbury)

A 1-year digital subscription to the Saturday Paper ($79)

Meanjin back issue pack

Snake by Kate Jennings (Black Inc)

 

Word worship Pack 2:

Black Inc tote bag

Meanjin back issue pack

Poetry notebooks 2006-2014 by Clive James (Picador)

In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen (Scribe)

1-year digital subscription to the Saturday Paper ($79)

 

Word Worship Pack 3:

Black Inc tote bag

Avid Bookstore $50 voucher

The strays by Emily Bitts (Affirm)

The Wonders by Paddy O’Reilly (Affirm)

 

Word Worship Pack 4:

Black Inc tote bag

A 1-year digital subscription to the Saturday Paper ($79)

The Wonders by Paddy O’Reilly (Affirm)

In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen (Scribe)

 

Word Worship Pack 5:

Black Inc tote bag

The Review of Australian Fiction e-omnibus

Hill of Content $50 voucher

The strays by Emily Bitts (Affirm)

Unwrapped Sky by Rjurik Davidson (Tor)

 

Word worship Pack 6:

The Review of Australian Fiction e-omnibus

A Bag-o-Brows from The Lifted Brow (valued at $50)

The Wonders by Paddy O’Reilly (Affirm)

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton (Picador)

Known Unknowns by Emmett Stinson (Affirm)

Unwrapped Sky by Rjurik Davidson (Tor)

1-year digital subscription to the Monthly

 

Word worship Pack 7:

Island Magazine subscription

The Review of Australian Fiction e-omnibus

The Last Thread by Michael Sala (Affirm)

Having Cried Wolf by Gretchen Shirm (Affirm)

 

Word worship Pack 8:

A 1-year digital subscription to the Saturday Paper ($79)

The Last Thread by Michael Sala (Affirm)

Having Cried Wolf by Gretchen Shirm (Affirm)

Known Unknowns  by Emmett Stinson (Affirm)

 

Day 6

Day of Living Dangerously

Espresso pack to get the adrenalin flowing, along with books about people taking risks.

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Living Dangerously Pack 1:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

Welcome to Paradise, Now go to Hell: A True Story of Violence Corruption and the Soul of Surfing by Chas Smith (Nero)

Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars by Sam Vincent (Black Inc)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 2:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

Into the Heart of the Himalayas by Jono Lineen (MUP)

Once Upon a time in Melbourne: Dirty Cops, Lying Politicians, Vampire Gigolos by Liam Houlihan (Victory)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 3:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

Bent: Australia’s Crooked Cops by James Morton and Susanna Lobez (MUP)

Half World: A novel by Scott O’Connor (Scribe)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 4:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

An Astronomer’s Guide to Life On Earth by Chris Hadfield (PanMac)

Summit 8000: Life and Death with Australia’s Greatest Mountaineer by Andrew Lock (MUP)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 5:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

Last Bets by Michaela McGuire (MUP)

Acute Misfortune: The Death and Life of Adam Cullen by Erik Jensen (Black Inc)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 6:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

The Dangerous Bride: A Memoir of Love, Gods and Geography by Lee Kofman (MUP)

Run for Your Life: A Memoir by Jill Joliffe (Affirm)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 7:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

The Fever by Megan Abbott (Picador)

The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost map of Celtic Europe by Graham Robbs (Picador)

 

Living Dangerously Pack 8:

Padre Coffee espresso Pack

Confessions of a People Smuggler by Dawood Amiri (Scribe)

Rachel’s Gift by Alexandra Cameron (Picador)

 

Day Seven:

Day of Radical Reading (8 packs)

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Inequality stinks Pack 1:

Monster Threads air freshener

Books on inequality:

Profits of Doom: How Vulture Capitalism is Swallowing the World by Antony Loewenstein (MUP)

Class Act: Ending the Education Wars by Maxine McKew (MUP)

 

Inequality stinks Pack 2:

Monster Threads air freshener

Books on inequality:

The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi (Scribe)

End of the Road? by Gideon Haigh (Penguin Specials)

 

Radical reading Pack 1:

Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights edited by Andre Dao and Roselina Press (Right Now)

Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan (Allen Lane)

Padre coffee filter Pack

 

Radical reading Pack 2:

Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights edited by Andre Dao and Roselina Press (Right Now)

Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott (Scribe)

Padre coffee filter Pack

 

Radical reading Pack 3:

Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights edited by Andre Dao and Roselina Press (Right Now)

The Slow fix: Solve Problems, Work Smarter and Live Better in a World Addicted to Speed by Clare Honore (Harper One)

Padre coffee filter Pack

 

Radical reading Pack 4:

My Year without Matches: Escaping the City in Search of the Wild by Claire Dunn (Nero)

Beloved Land: Stories, Struggle and Secrets from Timor-Leste by Gordon Peake (Scribe)

Gould’s Books $50 voucher

 

Radical reading Pack 5:

The Lie by Hesh Kestin (Scribe)

Survival of the Nicest: How Altruism Made us Human by Stefan Klein (Scribe)

Better Read than Dead $50 voucher

 

Radical reading Pack 6:

Arms Race by Nic Low (Text)

a 1 year subscription to Archer Magazine

A revolution in the making: 3D printing, robots and the future by Guy Rundle (affirm)

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