Australian Dictionary of Biography Vol. 17, 1981–1990, A–K
MUP, $100 hb, 677 pp
This is the latest volume of a reference work which should sit on the shelves of every municipal library. It assesses the lives of people, mostly prominent, who died in the years 1981–90. It lists them in alphabetical order; a further volume will be needed to embrace the 600 or 700 people whose surnames began with the letters L to Z.