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Issue Details: First known date: 1947... vol. 2 no. 1 July 1947 of The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal est. 1947 The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal
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Notes

  • Architect Arthur Baldwinson reviews four books about house planning.
  • Marie Hurley of the United States Information Library reviews a number of American books for teenagers in 'Junior Novels'.
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act. 27 April - 26 May, 1947 (pp. 52-56)

Contents

* Contents derived from the 1947 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Wooing the Reader, George Farwell , single work prose
Editorial on the Tariff Board's refusal to impose a tariff on imported books.
(p. 1)
A Novel for Adults, George Farwell , single work review
— Review of Daddy Sowed a Wind! : a novel Cynthia Nolan , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 3-4)
Interview with Fitzgerald, Douglas Stewart , single work (p. 5-6)
Daddy Sowed a Wind, Cynthia Nolan , extract novel (p. 7, 9)
Note: Written as: Cynthia Reed.
Loincloth and Beret, Gilbert Mant , single work review (p. 11, 13-14)
Uneasy Romance of To-morrow's World, Adam Francis , single work review
— Review of Journey Through Tomorrow George Johnston , 1947 single work non-fiction ;
(p. 15)
Katherine Mansfield Returns, Nettie Palmer , single work criticism (p. 21-22)
East Kimberleyi"Now have I taken", Phyllis M. Kaberry , single work poetry (p. 23)
Italian Cypressesi"Burn, torches sprung from earth,", Phyllis M. Kaberry , single work poetry (p. 23)
Aztec Skulli"Blind moon transfixed by light,", Phyllis M. Kaberry , single work poetry (p. 23)
The State of Culture, R. G. Howarth , single work (p. 25-26)
Not For Publication, Warrigal Jack , single work column (p. 30)
Realities and Ghosts, Margaret MacCallum , single work review
— Review of The Fatal Days : A Novel Henrietta Drake-Brockman , 1947 single work novel ; Light in the Valley : An Image Cecil Mann , 1947 single work novel ;
(p. 31, 33)
Recent Books : Digest of the Month's Reading, single work review
— Review of Literary Particles R. G. Howarth , 1946 selected work prose criticism ; Henry Lawson : Twenty Stories and Seven Poems, with Observations by His Friends and Critics Henry Lawson , 1947 selected work short story poetry ; On The North-West Skyline Henrietta Drake-Brockman , 1947 single work prose ; Poetry 1941 periodical (21 issues); Meanjin vol. 6 no. 1 Autumn 1947 periodical issue ;
(p. 35)
New Zealand Writer Charms Australian Children, Eve Pownall , single work biography (p. 38-39)
1947 Children's Book Week, single work column (p. 39)
Recent Children's Books, single work review
— Review of Jancy Scores Again Anne Bracken , 1947 single work children's fiction ; Quippy Olive L. Mason , 1946 single work picture book ; The Wayward Breeze and Other Stories Sheila Macleod , 1946 selected work children's fiction ; Penny and Dorabella at the Beach Anne Bracken , 1947 single work children's fiction ; Penny and Dorabella at the Circus Anne Bracken , 1947 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 41-42)
The Art of Pamphleteering, Leslie Rees , single work review
Reviews pamphlets from Cheshire's series Quest, comments on the usefulness of the pamphlet form and defends members of the Playwright's Advisory Board against Aldous' attack.
(p. 45-47)
Tariff Board Finds for Literature, single work column (p. 48-49)
Reply from London, L. E. S. Cotterell , single work correspondence
Cotterell responds aggressively to Rees' review of three books on American and English theatre in vol.1 no.8 February 1947.
(p. 51)

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