Melbourne Book Market

Melbourne Book Market

One of Melbourne’s most beloved book markets comes to the Market.

Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles selected and presented by 15 of Melbourne’s most experienced booksellers as well as authors, illustrators and book creators.

Peruse literature, history, gardening, travel, art and kids books, plus an array of quality second-hand vinyl records and CDs.

The 15 founding members will have their own stalls at the Market every Sunday, presenting up to 20 pop up stalls at the Melbourne Book Market.

  • Mother Russia – Russian and Soviet literature covering many aspects of culture including, literature, history and art.
    Novels, poetry, biographies and rare publications.
  • Rumble Records – an eclectic collection of secondhand books and records.
    Hardbacks, paperbacks and collectables.
  • Gnosis Books – Quality books bought & sold.
    Specialising in fiction, Australiana and 1st editions.
  • Bygone Books – Rare and collectable vintage books
    Including many children’s classics

There will be live acoustic music from local Melbourne artists each week and demonstrations by picture book illustrators.

On Sunday 18 August, the Melbourne Book Market will celebrate Children’s Book Week (August 17 – 23). Talk with members from the Victorian branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia and purchase merchandise
on this year’s theme ‘Reading is my Secret Power’, designed by renowned author/illustrator Bob Graham. Bob will also be onsite from 12pm – 1.30pm, don’t miss out on the opportunity to get your book personally signed.

You can also pop into Books for Cooks and check out their book collections.