February 2013, no. 348

February 2013, no. 348

Welcome to our first issue for 2013! Highlights include Morag Fraser’s annual letter from the US – about the state of play in Washington D.C. Bernadette Brennan reviews Geordie Williamson’s controversial book The Burning Library. The first biography of J.M. Coetzee is reviewed by Gillian Dooley. We have reviews of new fiction by Brian Castro and Graeme Simsion. Brenda Niall writes at length about tensions between Henry Handel Richardson and Nettie Palmer.

J.M. Coetzee: A Life in Writing by J.C. Kannemeyer, translated by Michiel Heyns

Ryszard Kapuściński: A Life by Artur Domosławski, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Volume 3: 1926–1927 edited by Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden

101 Contemporary Australian Artists edited by Kelly Gellatly

Fallout from Fukushima by Richard Broinowski

City by James Roy

Black Spring by Alison Croggon

On Poetry by Glyn Maxwell

Walking Home by Simon Armitage

Liquid Nitrogen by Jennifer Maiden

Available Light by Graeme Kinross-Smith