January–February 2017, issue no. 388

Welcome to our January-February issue! Highlights of the double issue include:

  • Klaus Neumann on refugees
  • Angelo Loukakis on Don Watson
  • Gabriel García Ochoa – Letter from Mexico
  • Publisher of the Month – our new Q & A
  • Three new ABR Writers’ Fellowships, each worth $7,500

Highlights from the current issue

Angelo Loukakis reviews 'A Single Tree: Voices from the bush' compiled by Don Watson

Angelo Loukakis

In The Bush (2014), Don Watson explored notions of what that most variegated of terms, ‘the bush’, meant to earlier generations, including his own family. In ...

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Tim Byrne reviews 'The Ring of Truth' by Roger Scruton

Tim Byrne

There is a kind of dread in the heart of any reader who approaches a philosopher in the act of pronouncing on a great work of art. Many a filmmaker’s oeuvre and ...

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Evelyn Juers reviews 'Cursed Legacy: The Tragic Life of Klaus Mann' by Frederic Spotts

Evelyn Juers

In ‘The Art of Biography’, Virginia Woolf insists that this ‘is the most restricted of all the arts’ and that even if many biographies are written, few survive. But somehow ...

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Suzy Freeman-Greene reviews 'In the Darkroom' by Susan Faludi

Suzy Freeman-Greene

The subject line of the email ­– from a father in Budapest to his daughter in Oregon – is ‘Changes’. ‘I’ve got some interesting news for you,’ writes Steven. ‘I have de More

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