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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... no. 314 September 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.
Advances, single work column
A column canvassing current literary news including brief reports on the publication of Cyril Manley Hopkins' Cyril Hopkins' Marcus Clarke and Jacob Rosenberg's The Hollow Tree. The column also mentions the shortlisting of Peter Porter for the 2009 Forward Prize and notes staff changes at Australian Book Review.
(p. 1)
Obscuring the Heritage: Regrettable Omissions in the New National Anthology, Peter Craven , single work review
— Review of Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature 2009 anthology correspondence diary drama essay extract poetry prose short story ;
(p. 7-8)
Note: Available courtesy of ABR
Guerrilla Raid on Sincerity: Scourging Negativity in J.M. Coetzee's new 'novel', James Ley , single work review
— Review of Summertime : Scenes from Provincial Life J. M. Coetzee , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 9-11)
Note: Available courtesy of ABR
Too Inspissated, Too Dithyrambic, Jenny Hocking , single work review
— Review of A Certain Grandeur : Gough Whitlam in Politics Graham Freudenberg , 1977 single work biography ;
(p. 16, 18)
Untitled, Anthony Lynch , single work review
— Review of Cultural Studies Review vol. 15 no. 1 2009 periodical issue ;
(p. 23)
Hopeful Christian, Bill Metcalf , single work review
— Review of Sins of the Father : The Long Shadow of a Religious Cult : A New Zealand Story Fleur Beale , 2009 single work biography ;
(p. 24)
Reading Ted Kooser in the Medical Centre Waiting Roomi"A doctor with a face", Anthony Lawrence , single work poetry (p. 27)
Vanishing Wunderkind, Anthony J. Hassall , single work criticism (p. 29-31)
Tightrope Transition, Jo Case , single work review
— Review of The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 32)
Tarmac Capers, Judith Armstrong , single work review
— Review of Document Z Andrew Croome , 2008 single work novel ;
(p. 33)
'One Day, Bunny Boy', Mark Gomes , single work review
— Review of The Death of Bunny Munro Nick Cave , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 34-35)
Untitled, Benjamin Chandler , single work review
— Review of Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 35)
Keneally's Humid Cauldron, Patrick Allington , single work review
— Review of The People's Train Thomas Keneally , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 36-37)
Note: Available courtesy of ABR
In the Basement, Thuy On , single work review
— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 38)
Celebrant of Sorrow, Michael McGirr , single work review
— Review of Unparalleled Sorrow : Finding My Way Back from Depression Barry Dickins , 2009 single work autobiography ;
(p. 42)
Formidable Hoff, Jaynie Anderson , single work review
— Review of The Outsider : A Portrait of Ursula Hoff Colin Holden , 2009 single work biography ;
(p. 44-45)
The Poem beneath Our Feet, Kevin Brophy , single work review
— Review of The Blue Plateau : A Landscape Memoir Mark Tredinnick , 2009 single work prose ;
(p. 46-47)
First Among Equals, Peter Pierce , single work review
— Review of Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men Peter FitzSimons , 2008 single work biography ;
(p. 47-48)
Andy, Come Up!, Nicholas Brown , single work review
— Review of Andrew Fisher : An Underestimated Man Peter Bastian , 2009 single work biography ;
(p. 49-50)
Gladstonei"Saturday. The usual 9 a.m. flight.", Peter Rose , single work poetry (p. 52)

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