February 2012, no. 338

February 2012, no. 338

Editor's Diary 2011

Peter Rose

by Peter Rose

January 6

Such high standards the American magazines maintain, with their enviable resources. Fine valedictory article in the New Yorker by Joyce Carol Oates on the death of her husband of four decades. Sli ...

The fifty-seventh summer of Ray Lawler’s great play

John Rickard

‘This harsh, cawing, strongly felt play’

by John Rickard



I first saw Summer of the Seventeenth Doll in 1957 in London, of all places. I remember feeling some pride in seeing the symbolic kewpie doll presid ...

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ABR Fellowship news

Our largest and strongest field to date vied for the latest Australian Book Review Sidney Myer Fund Fellowship, wort ...

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