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.

Full Contents

Biography

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

Fiction

Street to Street by Brian Castro

Biography

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

Biography

Norman Haire and the Study of Sex by Diana Wyndham

Anthology

The Best Australian Stories 2012 edited by Sonya Hartnett

Fiction

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Fiction

Darkness on the Edge of Town by Jessie Cole

Fiction

Whisky Charlie Foxtrot by Annabel Smith

Letters

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

Art

101 Contemporary Australian Artists edited by Kelly Gellatly

Essays

Honestly: Notes on Life by Nikki Gemmell

Indigenous Studies

People on Country: Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures edited by Jon Altman and Seán Kerins

Nuclear Studies

Fallout from Fukushima by Richard Broinowski

Young Adult Fiction

City by James Roy

Young Adult Fiction

Black Spring by Alison Croggon

Literary Studies

On Poetry by Glyn Maxwell

Memoir

Walking Home by Simon Armitage

Poetry

Liquid Nitrogen by Jennifer Maiden

Poetry

Available Light by Graeme Kinross-Smith

Journal

Griffith Review 38: The Novella Project edited by Julianne Schultz

History

History in the Making by J.H. Elliott