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Where is Melbourne's Best Magazine Store?

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by Natasha Stewart (subscribe)
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Published October 4th 2011
It doesn't matter what your obsession is, there are magazines covering everything from children's fashion, to knitting, to fishing. If you need a weekly hit of celebrity gossip, or a magazine to inspire your creativity, you've got to buy it somewhere. We're looking for Melbourne's best magazine store, where you find all your favourite reads. Perhaps you know a newsagency with the largest range of magazines, or a book store that gets all the best imports. Wherever you find them, we want to know about it.

Melbourne has a real gem when it comes to magazines in the form of Mag Nation. The name says it all, they stock magazines of all colours and creeds to fill any desire. If you want an interior design magazine from Sweden, chances are Mag Nation get copies flown in monthly. When you're looking to discover a new magazine, or pick up your old favourites, Mag Nation can always be relied upon. They also offer special discounts, early releases, and fun events for magazine lovers all over Melbourne.

Then there is the humble newsagency. They're found all over Melbourne, they like to close on a Sunday, and they usually stock over priced stationary. We know that some newsagencies are better than others, and sometimes stocking the limited edition Kate and Wills magazine isn't enough. If you know a newsagency around Melbourne that has a brilliant range of magazines make sure you tell us about it, because the magazine obsessed are always looking for new places to shop.

Finally there are a few other places that you can pick up magazines in Melbourne without paying a dime. Cafes, bookshops, shops, and malls can all be distributers of free street press. Sure sometimes they are filled with ads to cover the cost of printing the magazines, but there are some great street press titles out there offering interesting reads. Not every distributor lives up to the needs of street press junkies, but if you know somewhere that always has plenty of the latest editions in stock make sure you tell us all about it.

So let us know where you love to shop, and what magazines you just have to buy. Magazine shopping can be a tricky business, especially when you're after something more than just a read on the tram home. So for the avid collectors, and the gossip obsessed, fill us in on your favourite mags and where you love to buy them.
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