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Issue Details: First known date: 1947... vol. 1 no. 10 April 1947 of The Australasian Book News and Library Journal est. 1946 The Australasian Book News and Library Journal
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  • Includes a review of King Jesus by Robert Graves and W. G. Burchett's Democracy With a Tommygun.
  • Also includes an article on the activities of the British Council and Charles Wilmot, its representative in Australia.
  • Includes Books Published in Australia: List of Books Supplied to the National Library, Canberra, under the Provisions of the Copyright Act.26 January to 22 February, 1947 (pp. 472-475)


* Contents derived from the 1947 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Aid For Authors, George Farwell , single work prose (p. 429)
Pantryman and Prime Minister, Ken Levis , single work review
— Review of Crusts and Crusades William Morris Hughes , 1947 single work autobiography ;
(p. 431-32)
Leonard Mann, Humanist, Nettie Palmer , single work biography (p. 433-434)
The Pantryman, William Morris Hughes , extract autobiography (p. 435, 437-38)
Old Wine and New : Anthologies of Australian Poetry, G. F. , single work review
— Review of Modern Australian Poetry [1946] 1952 anthology poetry ;
(p. 441)
Poem for a Lost Airman, B.A. , single work review
— Review of Silent His Wings Coralie Rees , 1946 single work poetry ;
(p. 441-443)
'Book News' Arranges for Exhibit, J. U. , single work column
Book News persuades the Department of Post War Reconstruction to include Australian literature in the Australian section of the British Empire Exhibition at the Royal Easter Show. Book News calls once more for a National Book League.
(p. 443)
Four Records of War, Vera Wellings , single work review
— Review of Slaves of the Samurai : An Australian Odyssey, Which Gives an Account of the Life and Thoughts of a Slave of the Samurai, during His Three Years and Seven Months as a Prisoner of War in the Hands of the Japanese Wilfrid Selwyn Kent Hughes , 1946 single work poetry ; Twice Their Prisoners Walter Irvine Summons , 1946 single work autobiography ; Pacific Sunset Graeme McCabe , 1946 single work autobiography ; Darwin Drama Owen Griffiths , 1947 single work autobiography ;
(p. 448-49)
Horseflesh and Handiwork, Henrietta Drake-Brockman , single work review
— Review of Where Skies Are Blue 1946 single work biography ;
(p. 451)
Recent Books : Digest of the Month's Reading, single work review
— Review of Possess Me Not Fan Nichols , 1946 single work novel ; Imogene : An Odyssey. With Notes and Recollections Hugh Moreton Frewen , 1946 selected work poetry prose ; Water into Gold : The Taming of the Mighty Murray River Ernestine Hill , 1937 single work prose ; Australia Week-End Book 5 1946 anthology short story poetry prose ;
(p. 454-55)
Children Hear a Southern Harpist, Eve Pownall , single work review (p. 457)
A Dramatist Writes For Children, single work biography (p. 459-60)
Recent Children's books, H. M. , single work review
— Review of The Little Round Garden Gladys Lister , 1938 single work children's fiction ; Araluen Adventures Nance Donkin , 1946 single work children's fiction ; The Tale of Christopher Cricket D. H. Gilmore , 1946 single work picture book ; Chicky Chick Helen Baldwin , 1946 single work picture book ; Rambler the Frolicsome Kid Helen Baldwin , 1946 single work children's fiction ;
(p. 464)
Taxation and the Author, M. W. Peacock , single work column (p. 469)
Notes and News, single work column (p. 476)

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