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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... no. 309 March 2009 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
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* Contents derived from the 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Black Saturday, single work column
A column canvassing current literary news including responses to the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria.
(p. 1)
Shimmying, Christina Houen , single work correspondence
Christian Hoeun points out a typographical error in the publication of Dorothy Porter's poem 'Travel' in the February issue of Australian Book Review. (ABR acknowledged the error.)
(p. 4)
Christina Hill Replies to Elizabeth Lawson, Christina Hill , single work correspondence (p. 4)
Chancing Her Arm, Laurie Hergenhan , single work correspondence
Laurie Hergenhan takes issue with Kerryn Goldsworthy's review of Jill Roe's biography Stella Miles Franklin. Hergenhan contends that, while Goldsworthy found fault with Roe's 'exhaustive research', the depth of detail is one of the book's finest qualities.
(p. 4-5)
Kerryn Goldsworthy Replies:, Kerryn Goldsworthy , single work correspondence
Kerryn Goldsworthy responds to Laurie Hergenhan's comments on her review of Jill Roe's biography Stella Miles Franklin. Goldsworthy contends that Hergenhan misrepresents the thrust of the original review.
(p. 5)
Apology to Michael Brennan, Martin Duwell , single work correspondence
Martin Duwell apologises for ascribing the death of Michael Brennan's brother to suicide. Duwell's interpretation of a Brennan poem, recorded in his review of Brennan's Unanimous Night, was mistaken. (ABR's editor joins Duwell in his apology.)
(p. 5)
Belief's Inertia, David Lumsden , single work review
— Review of Charles Darwin in Australia F. W. Nicholas , J. M. Nicholas , 1989 single work biography ;
(p. 7-9)
Connecting the Dots, Dean Biron , single work review
— Review of Shots Don Walker , 2009 single work autobiography ;
(p. 32)
Life in Its Dailiness, Ian Templeman , single work review
— Review of The Land I Came Through Last Robert Gray , 2008 single work autobiography ;
(p. 33-34)
Yellow Jacket : Vespula Maculifronsi"The washing line", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 35)
Lost Propertyi"to be alone in the wide room", Tracy Ryan , single work poetry (p. 36)
The Dark Zonei"Sassafras Creek burbles along its course,", Kathryn Lomer , single work poetry (p. 37-38)
Forecasti"And if, after all this time, soft rain comes in", Lisa Gorton , single work poetry (p. 38)
Note: Poem numbered I.
The Weather Booki"But your body long on the bed, flesh", Lisa Gorton , single work poetry (p. 38)
The Reed Peni"At eleven days", Angela Malone , single work poetry (p. 39-40)
The Aquariumi"The weirdest things are the tiny cuttlefish,", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 40-42)
The Other Noel, Carol Middleton , single work review
— Review of The Virtuoso Sonia Orchard , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 43)
The Chase, Peter Pierce , single work review
— Review of Pescador's Wake Katherine Johnson , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 44)
Incandescence and the Digital People, Alice Gorman , single work review
— Review of Incandescence Greg Egan , 2008 single work novel ;
(p. 45)
Untitled, Rebecca Starford , single work review
— Review of The Rainy Season Myfanwy Jones , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 46)

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