Australian Literature: Supporting Homegrown Authors
Australian Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children's, and Young Adult Books available at Preloved Book Shop
As Australians, we have a rich and vibrant literary culture, with countless talented authors producing works across a range of genres. Whether you’re a fan of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, or young adult novels, there’s no shortage of amazing second-hand Australian books for sale out there to discover and enjoy.
At Preloved Bookshop, we’re proud to offer a wide selection of Australian books, all of which are tagged so you can easily find them on our website. By supporting Australian authors and publishers, you’re not only investing in our cultural heritage but also helping to ensure that Australian voices continue to be heard on the global stage.
So why not check out some of our top picks for Australian books? Here are just a few of the many amazing titles we have in stock:
Australian Fiction Books:
- The Dry by Jane Harper: A gripping crime novel set in a drought-stricken rural town in Victoria.
- The Secret River by Kate Grenville: A historical novel that explores the brutal colonial past of Australia.
- Black Rock White City by AS Patrić: A moving novel that explores the lives of two Serbian refugees who have settled in Melbourne and the challenges they face as they try to start a new life in Australia.
- While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson: A collection of short stories capturing the essence of Australian life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including tales of the outback, bushmen, and shearers.
Australian Non-fiction Books:
- Top End Girl by Miranda Tapsell: A candid and inspiring memoir of growing up in the Northern Territory, exploring themes of identity, culture, and the challenges of breaking into the entertainment industry as an Indigenous woman.
- Mingkiri: A Natural History of Uluru by the Mutitjulu Community: A fascinating guide to the natural history of Uluru, written by the Mutitjulu Community in collaboration with Lynn Baker.
- Impractical Jokes: A Hilarious Collection of Charlie Pickering’s Best Pranks and Gags.
- Carlton by E Graeme Robertson: A charming memoir that captures the essence of the iconic Melbourne suburb.
Australian Children’s and Young Adult Books:
- The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton: A timeless classic that has been enchanting children for generations.
- Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden: A gripping series of novels about a group of teenagers fighting for survival in a war-torn Australia.
- Murraywonga By Desa A Caster: Join Sebastian, Georgia, Gracie, and Max on their journey through underground caves and waterways in Yarrawonga.
- Uncanny! By Paul Jennings: a collection of bizarre and eerie short stories that will challenge readers’ imaginations and leave them questioning what is real and what is not.
These are just a few of the many amazing Australian books we have available at Preloved Bookshop. So why not explore our website and discover some new favourites today? By supporting Australian authors and publishers, you’ll not only be enriching your own reading experience but also helping to ensure that our literary culture remains vibrant and thriving for generations to come.