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Issue Details: First known date: 1948... vol. 2 no. 9 March 1948 of The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal est. 1947 The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal
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  • Includes Farwell's review of Shelley by Newman Ivey White.
  • Also includes a farewell from Marie Hurley of the United States Information Library.
  • Includes a sketch from Yes, Your Honour! by C. K. Thompson.
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act. 17 December - 26 January, 1948 (pp. 485-488)


* Contents derived from the 1948 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Portrait That Lives, Eric Lowe , single work review
— Review of Lachlan Macquarie : His Life, Adventures and Times M. H. Ellis , 1947 single work biography ;
(p. 443-444)
In Season and Out, Ken Levis , single work review
— Review of Money Street John K. Ewers , 1933 single work novel ; The Winds Are Still John Hetherington , 1947 single work novel ; January and August Elisabeth George , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 445-447)
The Demon of Noise, Alan Tory , single work criticism
Tory laments the lack of "peaceful" literature.
(p. 448-450)
Lachlan MacQuarie, M. H. Ellis , extract biography (p. 451-455)
Ambitious Programme : Georgian House Plans for 1948, single work column (p. 456-458)
Hugh McCrae, R. G. Howarth , single work biography (p. 459-461)
Not For Publication, Warrigal Jack , single work column (p. 466)
Recent Books: Digest of the Month's Reading, single work review
— Review of The Wells of Beersheba : A Light Horse Legend Frank Dalby Davison , 1933 single work novella ; The Lawsons Gwen Meredith , 1948 single work novel ;
(p. 467-470)
Poison and Antidote, H. H. Jervis , single work review
— Review of The Chequer Board Nevil Shute , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 471-472)
Australian Literary Calendar : March, W. E. FitzHenry , single work (p. 473-474)
Dogs, Duchesses and Death, H. J. Hamlyn , single work review
— Review of A Man about a Dog Alec Coppel , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 475-476)
A Feast For the Under Tens, Eve Pownall , single work review
— Review of The Golden Forest : the story of Oonah the platypus Michael Noonan , 1947 single work children's fiction ; Mr & Mrs Bear and Friends May Gibbs , 1943 single work children's fiction ; Pegmen Go Walkabout Ella McFadyen , 1947 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 477-479)
Recent Children's Books, single work review
— Review of The Beehive 'Elizabeth Powell' , 1928 single work novel ; Mason's Circus Arthur Russell , 1947 single work children's fiction ; Quackleduck : Stories Esmee Rice , 1947 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 481-483)
Miss Jean Hokason, single work column (p. 483)

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