John Thawley Grisly Wife Bookshop
PO Box 559
+61 03-5728 3056
The Grisly Wife Bookshop was established in 2001 and is named after the award-winning novel that won Rodney Hall his second Miles Franklin Award. The business stocks new as well as second-hand and rare Australian literature in all its forms, novels, poetry and drama. Stock is in excess of 15,000 volumes. All dustwrappers have archival quality protectors. The description of condition always notes if a dustwrapper is price-clipped and whether there are markings by previous owners or bookshop labels. We cater for the serious collector of Australian literature as well as for individuals with an interest in reading Australian literature. John Thawley runs The Grisly Wife Bookshop and has held senior positions at La Trobe University Library and CSIRO. He was also closely involved in collection management at Swinburne University and the State Library of Victoria where he produced their first published collection management policy. He is an accredited member of the Australian Society of Indexers and has a keen interest in Australian literature. We accept Mastercard and Visa or Bank Drafts. Institutions may be billed on request.
Books may be returned for any reason. We need to be notified within five days of receipt. Books must
be returned in the same condition as supplied and return postal costs are the responsibility of the
We accept MC and Visa. Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.