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Julie Lewis

Julie Lewis is a journalist and the opinion editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.

Julie Lewis reviews 'Settlement: The writers' landscape' Volume II by Suzanne Falkiner

December 1992, no. 147 01 December 1992
This is a stylish book, and is rich with illustration which includes material quoted from the work of a whole range of writers as well as colour photographs that call up an immediate sense of place. It is a unique way to an understanding of Australia’s capital cities – historically, geographically, and culturally, and at the same time to an acquaintance with writers whose work is offered in th ... (read more)

Julie Lewis reviews 'Out in the Open: An autobiography' by Geoffrey Dutton

October 1994, no. 165 01 October 1994
Literary biographies are reputedly more widely read than their subjects’ own works: more people have probably read David Marr’s biography of Patrick White than have tackled The Twyborn Affair or The Aunt’s Story. The same may perhaps can be said for autobiography, and it’s my bet that Geoffrey Dutton’s Out in the Open will attract more attention than, say, his novel, Andy (Flying Low), h ... (read more)