October 2017, issue no. 395

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Open Page with Josephine Wilson

Australian Book Review

Australian Book Review spoke to Josephine Wilson, whose second novel, Extinctions (UWA Publishing, 2016) won the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award after winning the inaugural Dor More

Deb Anderson reviews 'Slow Catastrophes: Living with drought in Australia' by Rebecca Jones

Deb Anderson

How do people cope with drought, not as an abstraction or singular event but as a lifelong trial? In a bid to answer this question, historian Rebecca Jones elevates an understated, if unde More

'Among Trees' by Philip Jones

Philip Jones

Even young trees bear the signature of deep time, if not eternity. For most of humanity’s existence, men and women have looked upwards through trees, wondering at the tracery of their br ... More

'Why should you care about the Russian Revolution?' by Mark Edele

Mark Edele

‘What about Lenin do you admire most?’ Catherine Merridale, author of Lenin on the Train (2016), answered as most historians would: ‘I can’t think of anything much to admi More

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