Welcome to the State Cinema Bookstore

 

Located in the historic Soundy Building (1883), adjoining the State Cinema on Elizabeth Street in the vibrant North Hobart cultural hub, the State Cinema Bookstore is a boutique store selling fine books, paper, stationery and gifts. We specialise in non-fiction, travel, art, fashion, architecture, and hand-selected fiction titles along with a wide range of stationery items including LAMY pens and Moleskine notebooks. 

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Winton Fever!

THE SHEPHERD'S HUT & BREATH SPECIAL

PURCHASE BOTH BOOKS FOR ONLY $50 WHEN YOU SHOW YOUR BREATH FILM TICKET!

Jaxie dreads going home. His mum’s dead. The old man bashes him without mercy, and he wishes he was an orphan. But no one’s ever told Jaxie Clackton to be careful what he wishes for.

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What's in a Name?

The bookstore is moving into the new State Cinema expansion and with a new space, it might just be time for a new name!

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loyalty card

Enquire with our friendly staff in store for more information on joining and eligible transactions. 
It's free, so collect your card today!

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GIFT VOUCHERS

When it's impossible to choose, vouchers make the perfect gift. 
Inter and intra-state phone purchases welcome! To have your voucher posted, enquire in store by calling 03 6234 6318.

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Looking for a title?

At the State Cinema Bookstore we can order in any title for you. If we don’t have it in stock, we’ll try and get it in for you at no extra cost. Let us help with what you need and find you the perfect read! 

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Gift Wrapping Available

We have a range of premium hand-made papers available for purchase by the sheet. And our Bookstore Team are happy to wrap your gift to make the shopping experience minimal fuss!


2018 award winning season has started!

Find out more on the shortlisted titles and winners of the literary world's most prestigious awards... 
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what's happening in store


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A room without books is like a body without a soul.
— Marcus Tullius Cicero