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Issue Details: First known date: 1947... vol. 2 no. 5 November 1947 of The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal est. 1947 The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal
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  • Includes an adaptation of a broadcast by R. P. Greenish, the Federal Secretary of the United Nations Association in Australia. Greenish discusses books that engage with events in the contemporary world.
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act. 27 August - 26 September, 1947 (pp. 273-277)


* Contents derived from the 1947 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
What Shall Tomorrow Be?, Gilbert Mant , single work review
— Review of Tomorrow and Tomorrow M. Barnard Eldershaw , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 227-228)
Cardus Without Tears, Adam Francis , single work review
— Review of Autobiography Neville Cardus , 1947 single work autobiography ;
(p. 229, 279)
Tomorrow and Tomorrow, M. Barnard Eldershaw , extract novel (p. 231-234)
The Modern Historical Novel, Ken Levis , single work review criticism
Levis reviews three works of historical fiction from England and America and comments on the genre.
(p. 235-236, 246)
Recent Books: Digest of the Month's Reading, single work review
— Review of Macquarie's World Marjorie Barnard , 1941 single work prose ; Meanjin vol. 6 no. 2 Winter 1947 periodical issue ; Southerly vol. 8 no. 2 1947 periodical issue ; Current Affairs Bulletin periodical (16 issues); Australian Poetry, 1946 1947 anthology poetry ; Comrades in Bondage Frank Frederick Foster , 1946 single work autobiography ;
(p. 237, 239-240)
Mary Mitchell, Myra Morris , single work biography (p. 241-243)
'Orion' Horne, M. W. Peacock , single work biography (p. 244-246)
Making Australia Known Abroad, Elizabeth Dawson , single work column (p. 247-248)
Theatre in Australia, Allan Aldous , single work correspondence (p. 249-250)
Not For Publication, Warrigal Jack , single work column (p. 251)
The Latest Whodunnits, H. J. Hamlyn , single work review
— Review of Snapdragon F. Llewellyn East , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 254, 257)
Art Needs Criticism, Geoffrey Hutton , single work review (p. 255-257)
Australian Book Society's Award, Eve Pownall , single work criticism (p. 260-261)
Suburban Display, single work column (p. 261)
Children's Book Week, 1947, single work column (p. 262-264)
Recent Children's Books, single work review
— Review of The Children's Garden Jill Meillon , Adye Adams , 1947 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Pioneer Shack Dora Birtles , 1946 single work children's fiction ; The Happiness Box David Griffin , 1947 single work picture book ;
(p. 265, 267-268)
Notes and News, single work column (p. 278-279)
Around the World, single work column (p. 280)

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