Better Read Than Dead

Located in Newtown's King Street since the ‘90s, Better Read Than Dead is a popular bookseller. So popular, in fact, that the Lonely Planet Guide has named it “favorite bookstore in Sydney.” Step inside and you’ll find floor-to-ceiling shelves packed with books, even in the sky-lit mezzanine level. Browse through the large selection of titles to find some unexpected gems, whether in the fiction or the non-fiction section.

Better Read Than Dead

  • 265 King Lane, Newtown NSW, Australia
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      Design

      Minimalist designs enriched with carefully chosen colors. Founded by sisters Gwendolyn and Guillane Kerschbaumer, who…

    • Introducing Bannach

      Design

      A collection of bold furniture pieces that merge design, architecture and art. German design brand…

    • The T Shelf by FormaFantasma

      Design

      A versatile design that celebrates aluminum and industrial production methods. Created by research-based design studio…

    • Blasón

      Architecture

      An industrial building converted into a writer’s home and studio. Spanish architecture firm Burr completed…

    • Villa Apollon

      Architecture

      A minimalist holiday home and separate guest house built on a Greek island. Built on…

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