March 2013, no. 349

March 2013, no. 349

Welcome to the March 2013 issue of ABR Online – the first to appear on our revamped website. Now all our print subscribers can enjoy ABR Online too – it comes free with your subscription.

Don Dunstan is our cover boy this month, in those infamous short pants. Ruth Starke – the fifth ABR Patrons’ Fellow – writes at length about this fascinating reformer. Morag Fraser reviews J.M. Coetzee’s new novel, The Childhood of Jesus, vis-à-vis Louise Erdrich’s award-winning novel The Round House. Other highlights include a new poem by Les Murray and Peter Rose’s editorial diary for 2013.

Full Contents

Art

Cézanne: A Life by Alex Danchev

Fiction

The Childhood of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee & The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Climate Change

Earthmasters: Playing God with the Climate by Clive Hamilton

Fiction

Belomor by Nicolas Rothwell

Science

A Little History of Science by William Bynum

Fiction

Twitcher by Cherise Saywell

Society

Joyful Strains: Making Australia Home edited by Kent MacCarter and Ali Lemer

Philosophy

Introspection and Consciousness edited by Declan Smithies and Daniel Stoljar

Poetry

Lime Green Chair by Chris Andrews

Poetry

1953 by Geoff Page

Anthology

The 2013 Voiceless Anthology edited by J.M. Coetzee et al.

Art

Artists in Conversation by Janet Hawley

Fiction

The Holiday Murders by Robert Gott

Fiction

Elsewhere in Success by Iris Lavell

YA Fiction

Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman

Children's Fiction

Ship Kings: The Voyage of the Unquiet Ice by Andrew McGahan

Architecture

Government House Sydney by Ann Toy and Robert Griffin