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Issue Details: First known date: 1938... vol. 10 no. 1 15 January 1938 of All About Books est. 1928 All About Books
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  • Cover photograph captioned: Catherine Helen Spence whose biography was published recently.


* Contents derived from the 1938 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
New Australian Books, Frederick T. Macartney , single work review
— Review of Starry Ages W. A. Amiet , 1937 selected work prose essay ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie , 1937 single work novel ; Gentleman Harry Retires : A Novel Philip Lindsay , 1937 single work novel ; Sue Verney Jack Lindsay , 1937 single work novel ; Sheep Without a Shepherd John McKellar , 1937 single work novel ; Catherine Helen Spence : A Study and an Appreciation Jeanne F. Young , 1937 single work biography ;
(p. 4)
Twelve Australian Books That Should Be in Every Home, Charles R. Long , single work criticism
The books on Long's list are 'selected mainly with an eye to their educational value'.
(p. 9)
Outstanding New Publications and Best Sellers, single work column (p. 10)
G. W. Wicking's New Novel, J. W. T. , single work review
— Review of Bales of Trouble G. W. Wicking , 1937 single work novel ;
(p. 11)
The Henry Lawson Memorial and Literary Society of Footscray [Meeting Report], J. C. Davies , single work column

Includes the secretary's annual report of 1937.

Includes resolution to thank 'young portrait painter' Edward J. Turner of Richmond for his efforts in compiling a Lawson bibliography. Turner is praised for preserving 'from complete oblivion many of Lawson's fugitive poems and sketches' and his address is given for any who have any 'material relative to Lawson's life and work'.

(p. 12)
Queensland Authors and Artists' Association [Meeting Report], single work column
Report of the annual meeting.
(p. 14)
Melbourne Writers' Club [Meeting Report], single work column
Report of Wannan's address ' Literary Art and Propaganda'.
(p. 15)
Australian Literature Society [Meeting Report], F. G. G. Hynes , single work column
Report includes Music Song and Story night and results of the short story competition won by Marshall for the third time.
(p. 16)

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