AustLit logo
y separately published work icon Australian Book Review periodical issue  
Alternative title: ABR
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... no. 305 October 2008 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Flair of a Conjuror, single work column
A column canvassing current literary news including brief reports on the publication of Chris Wallace-Crabbe's Telling a Hawk from a Handsaw and the announcement in September 2008 of Melbourne as a UNESCO City of Literature.
(p. 1)
Setting the Record Straight, Louise Campbell , single work correspondence
Louise Campbell corrects false information about Ernestine Hill that is included in Susanna de Vries's Desert Queen : The Many Lives and Loves of Daisy Bates. Campbell says: 'HarperCollins has undertaken to correct facts about Ernestine Hill in a rewrite of appropriate portions in any future editions of this title.'
(p. 4)
Don't Rain on Their Parade, Patrick Allington , single work correspondence
Patrick Allington, commenting on 'the poor representation of creative artists on Australia's honours lists', proposes a new award to honour dissenters.
(p. 4)
'Let a Message Be Found', Delys Bird , single work review
— Review of Doing Life : A Biography of Elizabeth Jolley Brian Dibble , 2008 single work biography ;
(p. 7-8)
The Lyons Den, Ann Moyal , single work review
— Review of J. A. Lyons, the Tame Tasmanian : Appeasement and Rearmament in Australia, 1932-39 David S. Bird , 2008 single work biography ; Enid Lyons : Leading Lady to a Nation Anne Henderson , 2008 single work biography ;
(p. 9-10)
Sharman, Shaman, Showman, Gay Bilson , single work review
— Review of Blood and Tinsel: A Memoir Jim Sharman , 2008 single work autobiography ;
(p. 11-12)
We Being Ghostsi"Too many of my friends are dead, and other wrecked", Clive James , single work poetry (p. 12)
More Than the Bare Facts, Brian McFarlane , single work review
— Review of The Naked Truth : A Life in Parts Graeme Blundell , 2008 single work autobiography ;
(p. 13-14)
Barefoot on Sharp Stones, Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work review
— Review of Arabesques : A Tale of Double Lives Robert Dessaix , 2008 single work autobiography ;
(p. 15-16)
Networked Networks, David McCooey , single work review
— Review of Networked Language : Culture and History in Australian Poetry Philip Mead , 2008 single work criticism ;
(p. 16-17)
The Great Nothingness, Peter Pierce , single work review
— Review of The Penguin Book of the Road 2008 anthology short story biography ;
(p. 18-19)
The Archivisti"She trawls through reams of paper pinned in files,", Paul Hetherington , single work poetry (p. 19)
Remaindering Jane, Graham Tulloch , single work review
— Review of The Business of Books : Booksellers and the English Book Trade 1450-1850 James Raven , 2008 single work criticism ;
(p. 20)
Accommodating the Past, James Bradley , single work review
— Review of The Lieutenant Kate Grenville , 2008 single work novel ;
(p. 24-25)
Sinner's Marshi"There's a sleechy smell here, grey frogs on the bank", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 26)
'Down Had Been Falling', Kerryn Goldsworthy , single work review
— Review of Vertigo : A Pastoral Amanda Lohrey , 2008 single work novella ;
(p. 27)
Drowning, Not Waving, Jeffrey Poacher , single work review
— Review of The Rip Robert Drewe , 2008 selected work short story ;
(p. 28)
Living With the Past, Stephanie Green , single work review
— Review of The Sinkings Amanda Curtin , 2008 single work novel ;
(p. 29)
A Tragic Comedy, Ruth Starke , single work review
— Review of The Nearly Happy Family Catherine McKinnon , 2008 single work novel ;
(p. 30)
Missing from My Own Life, Elisabeth Holdsworth , single work essay (p. 31-34)
Note: Available courtesy of ABR

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 8 Oct 2008 12:46:15
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X