November 2010 no. 326

November 2010 no. 326

Peter Rose on Remembering Gore Vidal

Peter Rose

It was David Marr who commented that the key character in Gore Vidal’s first memoir, Palimpsest (1995), was not Jimmie Trimble, the boy whom Vidal loved when they were at school ... More

News from the Editor's Desk


Art talk

We suspect that this issue of ABR, at eighty pages in the print edition, is our longest yet. There were so many books to accommodate, plus a welcome new cohort ... More

Peter Craven, Richard Broinowski


No statues for critics

Dear Editor,

I am sorry that Judith Armstrong should have such difficulty follow ... More

A welcome extension to the National Gallery of Australia

Christopher Menz

Lightness and clarity

by Christopher Menz


The initial idea was for a new front door at the National Gallery of Australia. At least that is how Ron Radfor ... More

Also in this issue

Carol Jerrems

Natalie King

Rob Haysom: Arnold Shore

Felicity St John Moore

Philip Roth: Nemesis

Murray Waldren

Kate Holden: The Romantic

Felicity Plunkett

The Blind Minotaur

Judith Bishop