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Moorhouse compares The Best Australian Stories 2004, edited by himself, with The Best American Short Stories for 2004. He notes differences of style and layout in the physical publications and, in terms of writing style, comments 'I think that in every case the Australians put their literary soul on the line. I didn't get that feeling with the American stories.'

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Big Claims Need Backing Rob O'Neill , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-27 March 2005; (p. 9)
O'Neill takes issue with Moorhouse's selection process for The Best Australian Stories 2004 and with the claim implicit in the title that the stories chosen were the 'best' available. So incenced is O'Neill that he has lodged a complaint with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission under the Trade Practices Act in relation to the use of the word 'best' in the anthology's title.
Big Claims Need Backing Rob O'Neill , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-27 March 2005; (p. 9)
O'Neill takes issue with Moorhouse's selection process for The Best Australian Stories 2004 and with the claim implicit in the title that the stories chosen were the 'best' available. So incenced is O'Neill that he has lodged a complaint with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission under the Trade Practices Act in relation to the use of the word 'best' in the anthology's title.
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