February 2009, no. 308

February 2009, no. 308

Welcome to the February 2009 issue of Australian Book Review. 

Full Contents

Essays

The Best American Essays 2008 edited by Adam Gopnik & The Best Australian Essays 2008 edited by David Marr

Politics

Liberals and Power: The road ahead by Peter van Onselen

Poetry

Autographs by Alex Skovron

International Studies

Israel’s Occupation by Neve Gordon

Art

Encounters with Australian Modern Art by Christopher Heathcote, Patrick McCaughey and Sarah Thomas

Fiction

Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett

Politics

America and the World: Conversations on the future of American foreign policy by Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft, moderated by David Ignatius

Anthologies

Great Australian Eulogies by Richard Walsh

Poetry

Unanimous Night by Michael Brennan

Poetry

To Sculpt The Moment: Newcastle Poetry Prize Anthology 2008 edited by Hunter Writers’ Centre

Anthologies

Talking With Margaret Throsby by Margaret Throsby

Fiction

The Great Arch by Vicki Hastrich

Media

The SBS Story: The challenge of cultural diversity by Ien Ang, Gay Hawkins and Lamia Dabboussy

Fiction

The Shallow End by Ashley Sievwright

Lemniscate by Gaynor McGrath

Fiction

Stepping Out: A novel by Catherine Ray, translated by Julie Rose

Biography

Sybil Thorndike: A star of life by Jonathan Croall

Echo Chamber by Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Joseph N. Cappella & Why Democracies Need an Unlovable Press by Michael Schudson