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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


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

YA Fiction

Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman


1953 by Geoff Page


Introspection and Consciousness edited by Declan Smithies and Daniel Stoljar

Children's Fiction

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


Lime Green Chair by Chris Andrews

Science and Technology

A Little History of Science by William Bynum