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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