November 2011 no. 336

November 2011 no. 336

News from the Editor's Desk


Critical minds

Fifty years ago this month, Max Harris and Geoffrey Dutton published the first issue of Australian Book Review, a stylish, mono, three-column, tabloid-si ... More

Robert Hollingworth

Sidestepping the ‘product’

Dear Editor,

Chris Flynn’s commentary (‘Claws out for a Writing Career’, October 2011) dis ... More

Kerryn Goldsworthy reviews 'Cold Light'

Kerryn Goldsworthy

Admirers of the first two volumes in Frank Moorhouse’s ‘Edith Trilogy’, Grand Days (1993) and Dark Palace (2000), will remember the gripping and heartbreaking scene ... More

James Ley reviews 'Silence'

James Ley

Isaiah Berlin famously divided people into two categories: hedgehogs and foxes. The former know one big thing with absolute certainty; the latter know many small things. When it comes to w ... More

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