The Grisly Wife Bookshop specialises in Australian literature. It was established in 2001 and is named after Rodney Hall's award-winning novel that won the author his second Miles Franklin Award.
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 that institution's first published collection management policy.
He is an accredited member of the Australian Society of Indexers and has a keen interest in Australian literature.
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