A chapter of Australian history comes to an end as Gould’s Book Arcade – the vast Sydney bookshop on King Street in Newtown – gets set to close its doors or relocate after three decades.  The life of Bob Gould, the bookseller and ‘Sydney radical’, as told by his daughter Natalie, is as fascinating as any story that can be found in the two million or so books contained in the chaotic three-storey warehouse.
The political, literary legacy of Newtown’s dusty wonder

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