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The remarkable translator of Erich Maria Remarque

Graeme Powell

 

WE TALKED OF OTHER THINGS: THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF ARTHUR WHEEN 1897–1971
edited by Tanya Crothers
Longueville Media, $55 hb, 448 pp, 9780987057013

 

Arthur Wheen, a nineteen-year-old ...

Australian Historical Studies (AHS), which can be traced back to the 1940s, has developed into one of Australia’s leading social science journals. The standard of scholarship is consistently high, and the honour of having one’s article accepted in such an established and selective publication is keenly sought ...

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The heroine of All That I Am reflects that an author’s published books ‘preserve the fossil imprint on the world of that particular soul at that particular time’. In her début novel – based on real characters and events – acclaimed non-fiction author Anna Funder (Stasiland, 2003) has preserved the imprint of a particular group of souls at a vitally important histori ...

Uncensored portraits

Jill Jolliffe

 

Witnesses to War: the History of Australian Conflict Reporting
by Fay Anderson and Richard Trembath
Melbourne University Press, $36.99 pb, 501 pp, 9780522856446

 

Witnesses to War, an ambitious book, is par ...