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The most trustworthy guide to new books in Australia today, marrying reviewers to books with wondrous felicity.

—J. M. Coetzee, Nobel Prize for Literature Awardee

Australian Book Review (ABR) is Australia's oldest and premier literary magazine. It publishes reviews, essays, commentaries, and creative writing on a national scope and readership of more than 50,000 who are mostly university-educated, of the affluent AB socio-economic quintile, frequent consumers of theatre, film, music, wine and travel, and passionate lovers of literature.

The ABR is the perfect place for every book to be seen. When you advertise on the ABR, your book is put in front of subscribers of Australia's most respected and long-running literary magazine. Their equally prestigious website is a lighthouse on the Internet for people all over the world who are in search of acclaimed Australian literature with over 150,000 hits every year.

Xlibris offers you the opportunity to showcase your book in the ABR magazine and website. Choose from these four packages and make an impact on people who are at the core of Australia's literary and intellectual life. The QR Tag is only available for the ABR Half- and Full-Page Ad.


  • Full-Page Ad in Australian Book Review
  • Online banner on the Australian Book Review website
  • Optimised Newswire
  • Google Search Marketing -250 Clicks
  • Incorporation of QR Tag* leading to landing page of your choice

Ad sample:

*A QR Tag is a grid of small and big black-and-white rectangles and squares with bigger black squares on its corners. It is similar to a bar code. This grid is capable of storing and transmitting loads of data to smartphones of interested customers and takes them right to the ad's website. The QR Tag is only available for the ABR Half- and Full-Page Ad.

How it Works  

  • Start your campaign by e -mailing, or calling 1800 455 039 (or +44 20 3014 4095 if calling from outside Australia) to register your order today.
  • Xlibris will design the advertisements included in your campaign based on template designs and send them to you for final approval.
  • Once approved, your print advertisement will appear in the next available issue of the magazine.

Our Marketing Consultants are available for free consultation by e-mail at or telephone on 1800 455 039 (or +44 20 3014 4095 if calling from outside Australia).