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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... no. 290 April 2007 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
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* Contents derived from the 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
New Partner for ABR, single work column
A column canvassing current literary news including the announcement of wealth management group Ord Minnett's corporate sponsorship of Australian Book Review.
(p. 1)
Swept Away, D. E. Charlwood , single work correspondence
Don Charlwood reveals the effect that reading Holdsworth's essay, 'An die Nachgeborenen : For Those Who Come After', had on him. Charlwood was a Lancaster navigator with Bomber Command during World War II, taking part in bombing raids over the Netherlands - the same territory revisited by Holdsworth.
(p. 4)
Mark Twain in Australia, Jack Bradstreet , single work correspondence (p. 5)
Island Politics, Gina Mercer , single work correspondence (p. 5)
'My Mss Are Destroyed', Marie-Louise Ayres , single work criticism
Dr Marie-Louise Ayres writes of the discoveries to be made in the Patrick White manuscripts, purchased by the National Library of Australia in 2006. The Library's guide to the White papers is available at:
(p. 8-11)
Special Needsi"In the clear light of a cloudy summer morning", Clive James , single work poetry (p. 11)
Alphabet Box, Peter Rose , single work review
— Review of Life Class : The Education of a Biographer Brenda Niall , 2007 single work autobiography ;
(p. 12-13)
Elizabeth Jolley, Caroline Lurie , single work obituary (p. 16)
Elegant Arbiter, Tony Blackshield , single work review
— Review of Sir Ninian Stephen : A Tribute 2007 anthology essay biography ;
(p. 21-22)
Nothing Succeeds Like Obsession, Shirley Walker , single work review
— Review of Writing the Story of Your Life Carmel Bird , 2007 single work prose ;
(p. 26)
Death Dance, David Hansen , single work essay
David Hansen encounters a portrait of Bunagaree at the 'National Treasures from Australia's Great Libraries' exhibition.
(p. 27-32)
Note: Available courtesy of ABR
Half a Million Not Out, Rick Hosking , single work review
— Review of Robbery Under Arms : A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Goldfields of Australia Rolf Boldrewood , 1882 single work novel ;
(p. 33-34)
Pacific Baroque 1i"They", Emma Carmody , single work poetry (p. 34)
Maud's Murk, Geordie Williamson , single work review
— Review of Spiral Road Adib Khan , 2007 single work novel ;
(p. 35)
Nuclear Family, Annie Condon , single work review
— Review of The Sleepers Almanac 2007 : A Family Affair 2007 anthology short story poetry ;
(p. 36)
Icarus at Kurraba Pointi"To touch death in this manner: if our fingertips could pierce", Judith Bishop , single work poetry (p. 37)
The Missing Doughnut, Richard Watts , single work review
— Review of Company : A Novel Max Barry , 2006 single work novel ;
(p. 38)
Speaking Out, Kate McFadyen , single work review
— Review of 700 Days in El Salvador : An Australian Woman's Unexpected Journey from Suburbia to a Guerrilla War Michele M. Gierck , 2006 single work autobiography ;
(p. 52)
Poet Unsimplified, Vivian Smith , single work review
— Review of The Heart of James McAuley : Life and Work of the Australian Poet Peter Coleman , 1980 single work criticism ;
(p. 53)
The Blank Darkness, Georgina Arnott , single work review
— Review of Mind the Country : Tim Winton's Fiction Salhia Ben-Messahel , 2006 single work criticism ;
(p. 54)

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