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Louise Adler

Louise Adler

Louise Adler is the Chief Executive of Melbourne University Publishing and a member of the International Publishers Association’s Executive Committee.

'From the Editor’s Couch' by Louise Adler

December 1988, no. 107 01 December 1988
As the year comes to a close I feel some clichéd compulsion to review ABR’s progress. Our place in the literary magazine market is assured due to the fine editors who have preceded me. There seems to be an increased awareness of ABR out there among the general reading public and this is verified by our increased sales. Of course, our position has been enhanced by a general push to bring the boo ... (read more)

Louise Adler reviews 'Bibi: The turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu' by Anshel Pfeffer

November 2018, no. 406 08 October 2018
In 1901 the cultural Zionist Israel Zangwill, borrowing a phrase from Lord Shaftesbury, declared, ‘Palestine is a country without a people, the Jews are a people without a country.’ That cliché has continued to influence the impasse in the Middle East for almost a century. Advocates for Israel’s policies seem to relish rehearsing the notion that the Palestinians have never missed an opport ... (read more)