The Plug - April

The Plug - April // April 2024 The Plug - April
We’ve pulled together some of our top recommendations of what to read, listen, watch, and see around Melbourne this April.


Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Why the Plug?

This global bestseller is showing no signs of slowing down despite being published 2 years ago. With a television series in the making starring Academy Award-Winner Brie Larson, its popularity will only continue to grow. The novel follows chemist Elizabeth Zott in the early 1960’s as she dares women to change the status quo. If you’re looking for something unique, witty and vibrant, this should be your next read.

Buy here.



Why the Plug?

Heavyweight is a podcast created and hosted by Jonathan Goldstein where he helps people try to resolve a moment from their past that they wish they could change. The name heavyweight is meant to suggest the emotional burdens that each of us carry around. Each episode involves the host attempting to help a guest, a regular person, find closure for an unresolved question or situation in their lives.

Listen on Spotify here.


Paris: Impressions of Life 1880-1925

Why the Plug?

Take a road trip to Bendigo and end up in Paris. Exclusive to Bendigo Art Gallery, Paris: Impressions of Life 1880-1925 takes visitors on a journey through the lively and picturesque streets of Paris. Tour seven themed pathways and discover artisan street signs, couture and decorative arts alongside paintings by artists including Jean Béraud, Maurice Utrillo and Paul Signac.

Book here.


Baby Reindeer

Why the Plug?

Netflix’s newest mini-series follows a struggling comedian’s experience with a stalker. Based on a twisted true story, the show demonstrates how one act of kindness can lead to a suffocating obsession. The seven-part series has already garnered a mass following in its first week of being released. Watch and find out why.

Watch ‘Baby Reindeer’ on Netflix here.

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