Index for 2012: Nos 338–347


Reviews Index 2012

ALDRICH, Robert, Gay Life Stories, Thames & Hudson, 342/58, Brian McFarlane

ALEXANDER, Stephanie, A Cook’s Life, Lantern, 340/25, Gay Bilson

ALLEN, Emma, The Terrible Suitcase, Omnibus Books, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

AMIN, Manisha Jolie, Dancing to the Flute, Allen & Unwin, 344/49, Diana Carroll

ANDERSON, Jaynie (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Australian Art, CUP, 338/28, Andrew Sayers

ANDERSON, Lauren et al. (eds), Hide Your Fires: 2012 UTS Writers’ Anthology, Figment Publishing, 344/76, Francesca Sasnaitis

APPLEBY, Rosalind, Women of Note: The Rise of Australian Women Composers, Fremantle Press, 339/41, Jillian Graham

ARMANNO, Venero, Black Mountain, UQP, 345/58, Jeffrey Poacher

ASH, Romy, Floundering, Text, 339/44, Sky Kirkham

ASHTON, Rosemary, Victorian Bloomsbury, Yale, 346/63, Margaret Harris

ATWOOD, Margaret, In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination, Virago, 338/48, Melinda Harvey

AVERY, Kevin (ed.), Conversations with Clint: Paul Nelson’s Lost Interviews with Clint Eastwood 1979–1983, Continuum Books, 338/43, Jake Wilson

AVISHAI, Bernard, Promiscuous: Portnoy’s Complaint and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness, Yale, 347/68, Shannon Burns

BAIL, Murray, The Voyage, Text, 345/15, James Ley

BANYARD, Jan, Mystery at Riddle Gully, Fremantle Press, 342/62, Ruth Starke

BARCAN, Alan, From New Left to Factional Left: Fifty Years of Student Activism at Sydney University, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 347/63, Richard Broinowski

BARKLEY, Glenn and Lesley Harding (eds), Ken Whisson: As If, Heide Museum of Modern Art and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 343/51, Eileen Chanin

BARRY, Peter, We All Fall Down, Transit Lounge, 346/65, Denise O’Dea

BASE, Graeme, Little Elephants, Viking, 347/70, Joy Lawn

BEEVOR, Antony, The Second World War, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 346/59, Robin Prior

BINET, Laurent, HHhH, Harvill Secker, 344/66, Anna Heyward

BISHOP, Janet, Cécile Debray, and Rebecca Rabinow (eds), The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/Yale, 342/32, Patrick McCaughey

BLAINEY, Geoffrey, A Short History of Christianity, Viking, 342/50, Philip Harvey

BLAND, Nick and Stephen Michael King, The Magnificent Tree, Scholastic, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

BOLTON, Ken, Four Poems, Little Esther Books, 345/68, Gig Ryan

BOLTON, Ken, Selected Poems 1975–2010, Shearsman Books, 345/68, Gig Ryan

BONGIORNO, Frank, The Sex Lives of Australians: A History, Black Inc., 344/68, Dennis Altman

BOYD, Brian, Stalking Nabokov: Selected Essays, Columbia University Press, 344/14, Paul Morgan

BOYD, Brian, Why Lyrics Last: Evolution, Cognition, and Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Harvard, 342/42, Chris Wallace-Crabbe

BOYNE, John, The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket, Doubleday, 343/79, Laura Elvery

BRADFORD, Richard, Martin Amis: The Biography, Constable, 341/48, Jane Sullivan

BRENNAN, Michael, Autoethnographic, Giramondo, 346/23, Peter Kenneally

BRETT, Lily, Lola Bensky, Hamish Hamilton, 345/22, Francesca Sasnaitis

BROOKS, David, The Conversation, UQP, 346/28, Cassandra Atherton

BROWN, Honey, After the Darkness, Viking, 340/49, Alan Vaarwerk

BROWN, Jonathan, Great Wagner Conductors: A Listener’s Companion, Parrot Press, 342/30, Robert Gibson

BRUCE, Candice, The Longing, Random House, 340/43, Francesca Sasnaitis

BURKE, Janine, Nest: The Art of Birds, Allen & Unwin, 341/46, Gay Bilson

BURROWS, Deborah, A Stranger in My Street, Pan Macmillan, 342/59, Milly Main

BURTON, Pamela, The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy, Victory Books, 347/29, Alison Broinowski

BUTTON, James, Speechless: A Year in My Father’s Business, MUP, 346/18, Joel Deane

CAHILL, Michelle, Vishvarūpa, 5 Islands Press, 340/57, Mark Tredinnick

CAMPISI, Dale (ed.), Island 129: Women, Island, 345/63, Ellena Savage

CANTWELL, John with Greg Bearup, Exit Wounds: One Australian’s War on Terror, MUP, 347/10, Nick Hordern

CAREY, Peter, The Chemistry of Tears, Hamish Hamilton, 338/25, Patrick Allington

CARO, Robert A., The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power, Bodley Head, 346/34, Peter Heerey

CARTER, M.A. (edited by Philip Salom), Keeping Carter, Puncher & Wattmann, 341/65, Cassandra Atherton

CARTER, Paul D., Eleven Seasons, Allen & Unwin, 342/25, Amy Baillieu

CAVANAUGH, Tony, Promise, Hachette Australia, 343/42, Dean Biron

CLEARY, Paul, Mine-Field: The Dark Side of Australia’s Resources Rush, Black Inc., 345/54, Gillian Terzis

CLEARY, Simon, Closer to Stone, UQP, 340/42, Dean Biron

COHN, Susan (ed.), Unexpected Pleasures: The Art and Design of Contemporary Jewellery, Rizzoli, 343/34, Christopher Menz

COLEMAN, Aidan, Asymmetry, Brandl & Schlesinger, 344/73, Mike Ladd

COLLINI, Stefan, What Are Universities For?, Penguin, 341/23, Glyn Davis

COLLINS, Courtney, The Burial, Allen & Unwin, 345/72, Gillian Dooley

CONRAD, Peter, Verdi and/or Wagner: Two Men, Two Worlds, Two Centuries, Thames & Hudson, 342/30, Robert Gibson

COOK, Pam, Nicole Kidman, Palgrave Macmillan/British Film Institute, 345/72, Francesca Sasnaitis

COOK, Richard M., Alfred Kazin: A Biography, Yale, 340/46, Don Anderson

COOK, Richard M. (ed.), Alfred Kazin’s Journals, Yale, 340/46, Don Anderson

COPPEL, Stephen, Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas, British Museum, 343/18, Angus Trumble

CORNELL, Andrew (ed.), The Best Australian Business Writing 2012, NewSouth, 347/44, Gillian Terzis

CORRIS, Peter, Comeback, Allen & Unwin, 338/57, Dean Biron

COX, Paul, Tales from the Cancer Ward, Transit Lounge, 338/55, Felicity Plunkett

CRAIG, George et al. (eds), The Letters of Samuel Beckett, Volume II: 1941–1956, CUP, 341/29, Michael Morley

CRICHTON-BROWN, Nicola, Detroit and the Valley of Hillas Creek: A Social and Environmental History, Melbourne Books, 343/75, Susan Crennan

CROOME, Andrew, Midnight Empire, Allen & Unwin, 346/26, Jay Daniel Thompson

CROTHERS, Tanya (ed.), We Talked of Other Things: The Life and Letters of Arthur Wheen 1897–1971, Longueville Media, 339/54, Graeme Powell

D’ARCENS, Louise, Old Songs in the Timeless Land: Medievalism in Australian Literature 1840–1910, UWAP, 341/67, Gregory Kratzmann

DE BEAUVOIR, Simone (edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann), ‘The Useless Mouths’ and Other Literary Writings, University of Illinois Press, 339/56, Colin Nettelbeck

DE CRESPIGNY, Robin, The People Smuggler: The True Story of Ali Al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’, Viking, 343/65, Paul Morgan

DEGENNARO, Sue, The Pros & Cons of Being a Frog, Scholastic, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

DE KRETSER, Michelle, Questions of Travel, Allen & Unwin, 345/18, Melinda Harvey

DE ZEGHER, Catherine and Gerald McMaster (eds), All Our Relations: 18th Biennale of Sydney 2012, Biennale of Sydney, 344/62, Felicity Fenner

DAPIN, Mark (ed.), The Penguin Book of Australian War Writing, Viking, 338/40, David Day

DAVIES, Bruce with Gary McKay, Vietnam: The Complete Story of the Australian War, Allen & Unwin, 347/66, Peter Edwards

DAVIES, Julian and Phil Day, Lost Art: Two Essays on Cultural Dysfunction, Finlay Lloyd Publishers, 345/42, Scott McCulloch

DAVIES, Norman, Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe, Allen Lane, 346/60, Norman Etherington

DAVISON, Graeme and Kate Murphy, University Unlimited: The Monash Story, Allen & Unwin, 342/14, Brenda Niall

DESSAIX, Robert, As I Was Saying: A Collection of Musings, Vintage, 339/50, Jane Goodall

DISNEY, Dan, and then when the, John Leonard Press, 342/55, Kate Middleton

DIXON, Robert (ed.), The Novels of Alex Miller: An Introduction, Allen & Unwin, 342/40, Jane Goodall

DOBSON, Rosemary, Collected, UQP, 343/26, Susan Sheridan

DODD, Andrew, JJ Clark: Architect of the Australian Renaissance, NewSouth, 346/53, Philip Goad

DOHERTY, Peter, Sentinel Chickens: What Birds Tell Us About Our Health and the World, MUP, 345/52, Peter Menkhorst

DONALDSON, Ian, Ben Jonson: A Life, OUP, 338/16, Lisa Gorton

DOUGLAS-FAIRHURST, Robert, Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a Novelist, Harvard, 339/16, Evelyn Juers

DOUST, Jon, To the Highlands, Fremantle Press, 345/62, Jay Daniel Thompson

DOVE, Rita (ed.), The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry, Penguin, 339/18, Paul Kane

DOYLE, Arthur Conan (read by Robert Lindsay), The Narrative of John Smith, British Library Board, 339/64, Brian McFarlane

DREWE, Robert, Montebello: A Memoir, Hamish Hamilton, 346/26, Brian Matthews

EAGAR, Kirsty, Night Beach, Penguin, 343/78, Pam Macintyre

EARLS, Nick, Welcome to Normal, Vintage, 343/70, Jeffrey Poacher

EARLS, Nick and Terry Whidborne, Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary, UQP, 346/68, Sophie Splatt

EDGAR, Stephen, The Red Sea: New and Selected Poems, Baskerville Publishers, 345/66, Geoffrey Lehmann

EDMOND, Martin, Dark Night: Walking with McCahon, Auckland University Press, 346/52, Shannon Burns

EDQUIST, Harriet, Michael O’Connell: The Lost Modernist, Melbourne Books, 343/32, Morag Fraser

EGGLETON, Tony, A Short Introduction to Climate Change, CUP, 346/31, Don Aitkin

EKINS, Ashley with Ian McNeill, Fighting to the Finish: The Australian Army and the Vietnam War 1968–1975, Allen & Unwin, 344/71, Greg Lockhart

ELLIOTT, Will, Nightfall, HarperCollins, 347/72, Grace Nye

ELSAESSER, Thomas, The Persistence of Hollywood, Routledge, 341/43, Adrian Danks

EMERY, Brook, Collusion, John Leonard Press, 347/49, Anthony Lynch

ESPESETH, Amy, Sufficient Grace, Scribe, 344/65, Francesca Sasnaitis

FARRELL, Michael, Open Sesame, Giramondo, 345/69, Peter Kenneally

FEATHERSTONE, Lisa, Let’s Talk About Sex: Histories of Sexuality in Australia from Federation to the Pill, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 342/52, Shirleene Robinson

FERGUSON, Adele, Gina Rinehart: The Untold Story of the Richest Person in Australian History, Pan Macmillan, 346/20, Jan McGuinness

FINKEL, Elizabeth (ed.), The Best Australian Science Writing 2012, NewSouth, 347/43, Robyn Williams

FISH, Alan (edited by Philip Salom), The Keeper of Fish, Puncher & Wattmann, 341/65, Cassandra Atherton

FITCH, Toby, Rawshock, Puncher & Wattmann, 345/67, Peter Kenneally

FITZPATRICK, Peter, The Two Frank Thrings, Monash University Publishing, 345/10, Ian Britain

FLYNN, Chris, A Tiger in Eden, Text, 339/32, Adam Rivett

FORD, Andrew, Try Whistling This: Writings About Music, Black Inc., 344/59, Gillian Wills

FORD, Mark (ed.), London: A History in Verse, Harvard, 347/46, Geoffrey Lehmann

FORD, Richard, Canada, Bloomsbury, 343/45, James Ley

FORSHAW, Barry, British Crime Film: Subverting the Social Order, Palgrave Macmillan, 347/54, Michael Fleming

FORSTER, Deborah, The Meaning of Grace, Vintage, 341/28, Jay Daniel Thompson

FOSTER, David, Man of Letters: Dog Rock 3, Puncher & Wattmann, 347/19, Susan Lever

FREEMAN, John (ed.), Granta 117: Horror, Granta, 339/63, Mieke Chew

FRENCH, Philip, I Found It at the Movies: Reflections of a Cinephile, Carcanet Press, 338/41, Brian McFarlane

FULLER, John, Who is Ozymandias? And Other Puzzles in Poetry, Allen & Unwin, 339/57, Chris Wallace-Crabbe

GIGANTE, Denise, The Keats Brothers: The Life of John and George, Harvard, 340/48, William Christie

GILBEY, David (ed.), fourW twenty-two, fourWpress, 344/76, Jay Daniel Thompson

GLEESON, Libby, Red, Allen & Unwin, 342/62, Ruth Starke

GLEESON, Libby and Freya Blackwood, Look, A BOOK!, Little Hare, 339/66, Joy Lawn

GOAD, Philip and Julie Willis (eds), The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture, CUP, 343/20, Gerard Vaughan

GOODFELLOW, Geoff, Grace Goodfellow and Randy Larcombe, Waltzing with Jack Dancer: A Slow Dance with Cancer, Wakefield Press, 338/55, Felicity Plunkett

GOTT, Ted (ed.), Napoleon: Revolution to Empire, National Gallery of Victoria, 343/22, Robert Aldrich

GOULD, Alan, The Seaglass Spiral, Finlay Lloyd Publishers, 347/21, Jane Sullivan

GRAHAM, Bob, A Bus Called Heaven, Walker Books, 339/66, Joy Lawn

GRANFIELD, Matt, HipsterMattic, Allen & Unwin, 338/57, Alex O’Brien

GRANT, Pat, Blue, Giramondo/Top Shelf, 340/45, Ronnie Scott

GRAY, Anne, Sydney Long: The Spirit of the Land, National Gallery of Victoria, 347/48, Steven Miller

GRAY, Robert, Cumulus: Collected Poems, John Leonard Press, 346/62, Martin Duwell

GREENWOOD, Kerry, Cooking the Books, Allen & Unwin, 339/44, Francesca Sasnaitis

GROOM, Linda, A Steady Hand: Governor Hunter & His First Fleet Sketchbook, NLA, 346/50, Alisa Bunbury

GROSSI, Guy, Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen, Lantern, 341/53, Christopher Menz

HADFIELD, Andrew, Edmund Spenser: A Life, OUP, 346/55, Lisa Gorton

HAESE, Richard, Permanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian Avant-Garde 1953–97, Miegunyah, 339/39, Peter Hill

HAIGH, Gideon, On Warne, Hamish Hamilton, 347/41, Brian Matthews

HAIGH, Gideon, The Office: A Hardworking History, Miegunyah, 343/63, Jane Goodall

HARPER, Graeme (ed.), Inside Creative Writing: Interviews with Contemporary Writers, Palgrave Macmillan, 340/66, Ruth Starke

HARRIS, Christine and Ann James, It’s a Miroocool!, Little Hare Books, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

HARROWER, Elizabeth, The Watch Tower, Text, 345/12, Kerryn Goldsworthy

HARTNETT, Sonya, The Children of the King, Viking, 342/62, Ruth Starke

HARTNETT, Sonya, Wolf Creek (Australian Screen Classics), Currency Press, 338/19, Adam Rivett

HASTINGS, Max, All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 19391945, HarperCollins, 338/21, Robin Prior

HAWKE, Rosanne, The Messenger Bird, UQP, 343/78, Pam Macintyre

HEATH, Sally (ed.), Meanjin, Vol. 70, No. 4, MUP, 338/23, William Heyward

HEAZLEWOOD, Justin, The Bedroom Philosopher Diaries, A Small Press, 343/43, Milly Main

HENRY, Kristin, All the Way Home, UWAP, 343/77, Peter Kenneally

HERD, Nick, Networking: Commercial Television in Australia, Currency House, 343/61, Philip Bell

HEWETT, Dorothy, Wild Card: An Autobiography 1923–1958, UWAP, 344/12, Bernadette Brennan

HIL, Richard, Whackademia: An Insider’s Account of the Troubled University, NewSouth, 344/70, Suzie Gibson

HILL, Barry, Naked Clay: Drawing from Lucian Freud, Shearsman Books, 343/29, Kate Middleton

HILL, David and Fifi Colston, The Red Poppy, Scholastic, 339/66, Joy Lawn

HOCKING, Jenny, Gough Whitlam: His Time: The Biography, Volume II, Miegunyah, 346/15, Neal Blewett

HOLLAND, Patrick, Riding the Trains in Japan: Travels in the Sacred and Supermodern East, Transit Lounge, 339/65, William Heyward

HOLLAND, Patrick, The Darkest Little Room, Transit Lounge, 347/72, Jay Daniel Thompson

HOOPER, Chloe, The Engagement, Hamish Hamilton, 345/21, Kate McFadyen

HORNE, Julia and Geoffrey Sherington, Sydney: The Making of a Public University, Miegunyah, 347/63, Richard Broinowski

HUGHES, John, The Remnants, UWAP, 343/42, Ed Wright

HUNT, Julie, The Coat, Allen & Unwin, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

JACKSON, Philip W., What is Education?, University of Chicago Press, 342/15, Simon Marginson

JACOBSON, Lisa, The Sunlit Zone, 5 Islands Press, 343/26, Peter Kenneally

JAMES, Clive, A Point of View, Picador, 345/26, Andy Lloyd James

JEFFREY, Belinda, One Long Thread, UQP, 342/63, Laura Elvery

JOHNSON, Susan, My Hundred Lovers, Allen & Unwin, 342/23, Wendy Were

JORDAN, Mary Ellen and Andrew Weldon, Lazy Daisy, Busy Lizzie, Allen & Unwin, 339/66, Joy Lawn

JORDAN, Toni, Nine Days, Text, 344/24, Donata Carrazza

JUDT, Tony with Timothy Snyder, Thinking the Twentieth Century, William Heinemann, 342/11, Neal Blewett

KARUNATILAKA, Shehan, Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, Vintage, 345/60, Ed Wright

KEANE, Michael, Views from the Balcony: A Biography of Catherine Duncan, Macmillan Art Publishing, 338/59, Desley Deacon

KEATING, P.J., After Words: The Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches, Allen & Unwin, 338/9, Neal Blewett

KEILSON, Hans, There Stands My House: A Memoir, Scribe, 340/65, William Heyward

KELEN, S.K., Island Earth: New and Selected Poems, Brandl & Schlesinger, 341/66, Anthony Lynch

KENEALLY, Tom, The Daughters of Mars, Vintage, 342/22, Phil Brown

KENNEDY, Cate, Like a House on Fire, Scribe, 346/29, Anthony Lynch

KESSLER-HARRIS, Alice, A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman, Bloomsbury, 343/73, Desley Deacon

KING, Stephen Michael, A Bear and a Tree, Viking, 339/66, Joy Lawn

KNIGHT, Eric, Reframe: How to Solve the World’s Trickiest Problems, Black Inc., 344/62, Alex O’Brien

KNOX, Malcolm, Bradman’s War: How the 1948 Invincibles Turned the Cricket Pitch into a Battlefield, Viking, 347/42, Bernard Whimpress

KOCH, Christopher, Lost Voices, Fourth Estate, 347/15, Don Anderson

KRAMER, Leonie, Broomstick: Personal Reflections of Leonie Kramer, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 346/23, Brigitta Olubas

KRIEN, Anna, Us and Them: On the Importance of Animals (Quarterly Essay 45), Black Inc., 340/63, Alex O’Brien

KWAYMULLINA, Ambelin, The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf, Walker Books, 344/75, Bec Kavanagh

LAMEY, Andy, Frontier Justice: The Global Refugee Crisis and What to Do about It, UQP, 340/27, Peter Mares

LANAGAN, Margo, Sea Hearts, Allen & Unwin, 341/57, Maya Linden

LANGDON, Jo, Snowline, Whitmore Press, 344/76, Peter Kenneally

LANZMANN, Claude, The Patagonian Hare: A Memoir, Atlantic Books, 345/70, Colin Nettelbeck

LAUGESEN, Amanda, ‘Boredom is the Enemy’: The Intellectual and Imaginative Lives of Australian Soldiers, Ashgate Publishing, 345/61, Craig Wilcox

LAWRENCE, Anthony, The Welfare of My Enemy, Puncher & Wattmann, 340/56, Martin Duwell

LAWSON, Sylvia, Demanding the Impossible: Seven Essays on Resistance, MUP, 341/51, Judith Armstrong

LEA, Bronwyn (ed.), Australian Poetry Journal: Volume 2.1, Technology, Australian Poetry, 345/65, Rose Lucas

LEONARD, John (ed.), Young Poets: An Australian Anthology, John Leonard Press, 340/53, Maria Takolander

LEWIS, Darrell, A Wild History: Life and Death on the Victoria River Frontier, Monash University Publishing, 344/47, John Rickard

LEWIS, Steve and Chris Uhlmann, The Marmalade Files, Fourth Estate, 346/64, Ben Eltham

LEYS, Simon, The Hall of Uselessness: Collected Essays, Black Inc., 338/19, Nick Hordern

LILLEY, Kate, Ladylike, UWAP, 342/61, Rose Lucas

LINKLATER, Andrew, The Problem of Harm in World Politics: Theoretical Investigations, CUP, 342/47, N.A.J. Taylor

LOKUGÉ, Chandani, Softly, As I Leave You, Arcadia Publishing, 338/54, Gillian Dooley

LOVITT, Zane, The Midnight Promise, Text, 345/57, Sky Kirkham

LOWENSTEIN, Antony and Jeff Sparrow (eds), Left Turn: Political Essays for the New Left, MUP, 344/67, Ben Eltham

MACINNIS, Peter, Curious Minds: The Discoveries of Australian Naturalists, NLA, 347/61, Peter Menkhorst

MACLEOD, Doug, The Shiny Guys, Penguin, 343/78, Bec Kavanagh

MCCOOEY, David, Outside, Salt Publishing, 339/60, Philip Harvey

MCFARLANE, Jenny, Concerning the Spiritual: The Influence of the Theosophical Society on Australian Artists 1890–1934, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 343/60, Steven Miller

MCKENZIE, Janet with Irene Barberis and Christopher Heathcote, Contemporary Australian Drawing #1, Palgrave Macmillan, 343/38, Justin Clemens

MCKEW, Maxine, Tales from the Political Trenches, MUP, 347/14, Jane Goodall

MCKIMMIE, Chris, Alex and the Watermelon Boat, Allen & Unwin, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

MCKINLAY, Meg, Ten Tiny Things, Fremantle Press, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

MCKNIGHT, David, Rupert Murdoch: An Investigation of Political Power, Allen & Unwin, 339/12, Joel Deane

MCMASTER, Rhyll, Late Night Shopping, Brandl & Schlesinger, 341/64, Bronwyn Lea

MCNEVIN, Anne, Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political, Columbia University Press, 340/27, Peter Mares

MCPHEE, Hilary with Ann Standish (eds), Memoirs of a Young Bastard: The Diaries of Tim Burstall 1953 to December 1954, Miegunyah, 340/20, John Thompson

MCPHEE, Peter, Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life, Yale, 341/56, Philip Dwyer

MANN, Michael E., The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, Columbia University Press, 343/30, David Karoly

MANTEL, Hilary, Bring Up the Bodies, Fourth Estate, 342/19, Peter Rose

MARR, David, Panic, Black Inc., 338/13, Dennis Altman

MARR, Shirley, Preloved, Black Dog Books, 343/78, Pam Macintyre

MARSHALL, Debi, The House of Hancock: The Rise and Rise of Gina Rinehart, William Heinemann, 346/20, Jan McGuinness

MARTIN, Sarah, Davis McCaughey: A Life, UNSW Press, 347/28, Chris Wallace-Crabbe

MATTHEWS, Amy T., End of the Night Girl, Wakefield Press, 343/46, Anna Heyward

MAWER, Granville Allen, Canberry Tales: An Informal History, Arcadia Publishing, 347/69, John Thompson

MAYNARD, John, The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe: A History of Aboriginal Involvement with the World Game, Magabala Books, 342/51, Bernard Whimpress

MEGALOGENIS, George, The Australian Moment: How We Were Made for These Times, Hamish Hamilton, 340/29, Matthew Lamb

MEIN SMITH, Philippa, A Concise History of New Zealand, CUP, 338/61, Rachel Buchanan

MENZ, Christopher (ed.), Visions Past and Present: Celebrating 40 Years, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, 343/58, Jane Clark

MIDALIA, Susan, An Unknown Sky and Other Stories, UWAP, 347/67, Rob Horne

MILLARD, Glenda and Patricia Mullins, Lightening Jack, Scholastic, 339/66, Joy Lawn

MILLER, Steven, Dogs in Australian Art: A New History in Antipodean Creativity, Wakefield Press, 343/40, Stella Gray

MILLS, Jane, Jedda, Currency Press, 345/47, Jake Wilson

MILLS, Jennifer, The Rest is Weight, UQP, 346/67, William Heyward

MIMMOCCHI, Denise, Australian Symbolism: The Art of Dreams, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 344/60, Jane Clark

MODJESKA, Drusilla, The Mountain, Vintage, 341/25, Gillian Dooley

MOLONEY, James, The Tower Mill, UQP, 347/62, Sky Kirkham

MOORE, Nicole, The Censor’s Library: Uncovering the Lost History of Australia’s Banned Books, UQP, 341/21, Geoffrey Cains

MORGAN, Christopher, Currawalli Street, Allen & Unwin, 338/42, Carol Middleton

MORRISON, Fiona (ed.), Selected Prose of Dorothy Hewett, UWAP, 338/47, Bruce Bennett

MORTON, Peter, Lusting for London: Australian Expatriate Writers at the Hub of Empire, 1870–1950, Palgrave Macmillan, 342/43, Lucy Sussex

MUKHERJEE, Siddhartha, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Fourth Estate, 338/55, Felicity Plunkett

MURAKAMI, Haruki (trans. Jay Rubin and Phillip Gabriel), 1Q84, Harvill Secker, 339/30, Alison Broinowski

MURNANE, Gerald, A History of Books, Giramondo, 342/20, Adam Rivett

MURRAY, Les (ed.), The Quadrant Book of Poetry, Quadrant Books, 342/55, Anthony Lynch

MURRAY, Ruby J., Running Dogs, Scribe, 341/26, Christine Piper

NEVILLE, Richard, Mr JW Lewin: Painter and Naturalist, NewSouth, 343/56, John Thompson

NEWTON-JOHN, Pierz, Fault Lines, Spineless Wonders, 344/49, Milly Main

NIALL, Brenda, True North: The True Story of Mark and Elizabeth Durack, Text, 340/21, Susan Sheridan

NOUEIHED, Lin and Alex Warren, The Battle for the Arab Spring: Revolution, Counter-Revolution and the Making of a New Era, Yale, 344/45, Peter Rodgers

NOWRA, Louis, Into That Forest, Allen & Unwin, 347/71, Laura Elvery

O’REILLY, P.A., The Fine Colour of Rust, Blue Door, 340/67, Alice Robinson

OPPY, Graham and N.N. Trakakis (eds), The Antipodean Philosopher, Volume 2: Interviews with Australian and New Zealand Philosophers, Lexington Books, 347/65, Craig Taylor

ORD, Mandy, Sensitive Creatures, Allen & Unwin, 339/67, Ronnie Scott

ORR, Stephen, Dissonance: A Novel, Wakefield Press, 344/25, Anthony Lynch

PARGETER, Alison, Libya: The Rise and Fall of Qaddafi, Yale, 344/45, Peter Rodgers

PARKER, Danny and Matt Ottley, Tree: A Little Story about Big Things, Little Hare, 347/70, Joy Lawn

PARRETT, Favel, Past the Shallows, Hachette Australia, 343/68, Amy Baillieu

PARRY, Bronwyn, Dead Heat, Hachette Australia, 341/44, Joy Lawn

PARRY, Glyn, The Arch-Conjuror of England: John Dee, Yale, 342/54, Wilfrid Prest

PAYNTER, Jennifer, Mary Bennet, Viking, 342/59, Carol Middleton

PEEL, Mark and Christina Twomey, A History of Australia, Palgrave Macmillan, 340/15, Frank Bongiorno

PIERSE, Simon, Australian Art and Artists in London, 1950–1965: An Antipodean Summer, Ashgate Publishing, 343/35, Sarah Scott

PRAKASH, Uday, The Walls of Delhi, UWAP, 344/64, Mridula Chakraborty

PRESTON, Edwina, The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer, UQP, 347/52, Gillian Dooley

PRIDEAUX, Sue, Strindberg: A Life, Yale, 347/26, Kári Gíslason

RASCAROLI, Laura and John David Rhodes (eds), Antonioni: Centenary Essays, Palgrave Macmillan/British Film Institute, 342/34, Hamish Ford

REED, Christopher, Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas, OUP, 338/31, Robert Aldrich

REES, Peter, Desert Boys: Australians at War from Beersheba to Tobruk and El Alamein, Allen & Unwin, 340/61, Craig Wilcox

RENDLE- SHORT, Francesca, Bite Your Tongue, Spinifex Press, 338/50, Donata Carrazza

RELPH, Andrew, Not Drowning, Reading, Fremantle Press, 339/44, Gillian Dooley

REYNOLDS, Henry, A History of Tasmania, CUP, 338/23, John Hirst

RICHELL, Hannah, Secrets of the Tides, Hachette Australia, 344/49, Angela E. Andrewes

RIDDLE, Tohby, Unforgotten, Allen & Unwin, 347/70, Joy Lawn

RIFFENBURGH, Beau, Aurora: Douglas Mawson and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911–14, Erskine Press, 342/49, Alasdair McGregor

ROBB, Peter, Lives, Black Inc., 342/9, Owen Richardson

ROBERTSON, Fiona, The Perfect Present, Viking, 339/66, Joy Lawn

ROBERTSON, Rachel, Reaching One Thousand: A Story of Love, Motherhood and Autism, Black Inc., 339/59, Carmel Bird

ROE, Nicholas, John Keats: A New Life, Yale, 347/23, William Christie

ROGERS, Benedict, Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads, Rider Books, 345/27, Nick Hordern

ROLLO, Joe, Beautiful Ugly: The Architectural Photography of John Gollings, Thames & Hudson, 343/52, Isobel Crombie

ROSENTHAL, Mark (ed.), William Kentridge: Five Themes, Yale, 341/37, Lisa Gorton

ROSS, John (ed.), The Penguin Book of Australian Bush Writing, Viking, 339/43, Susan K. Martin

ROTHENBERG, David, Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution, Bloomsbury Press, 339/62, Ian Gibbins

ROWE, Josephine, Tarcutta Wake, UQP, 346/67, William Heyward

ROWLING, J.K., The Casual Vacancy, Little, Brown, 347/18, James Ley

ROXBURGH, Angus, The Strongman: Vladimir Putin and the Struggle for Russia, I.B. Tauris, 340/50, Geoff Winestock

RYAN, Alan, The Making of Modern Liberalism, Princeton, 346/58, Glyn Davis

RYAN, Christian (ed.), Australia: Story of a Cricket Country, Hardie Grant Books, 341/61, Bernard Whimpress

RYAN, Lyndall, Tasmanian Aborigines: A History Since 1803, Allen & Unwin, 343/49, Greg Lehman

SALA, Michael, The Last Thread, Affirm Press, 338/51, Kate Holden

SANTICH, Barbara, Bold Palates: Australia’s Gastronomic Heritage, Wakefield Press, 344/58, Sally Burton

SCHWARTZ, Sanford (ed.), The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael, The Library of America, 339/37, Philippa Hawker

SCOTT, Kate and Lorelei Vashti (eds), Luminous: Celebrating 50 Years of the Australian Ballet, The Australian Ballet, 342/28, Jordan Beth Vincent

SCOTT, Kim, Iris Woods and the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project, Mamang, UWAP, 338/63, Christine Nicholls

SCOTT, Kim, Lomas Roberts and the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project, Noongar Mambara Bakitj, UWAP, 338/63, Christine Nicholls

SCOURFIELD, Stephen, Unaccountable Hours: Three Novellas, UWAP, 340/44, Elena Gomez

SHARKEY, Michael, Another Fine Morning in Paradise, 5 Islands Press, 343/76, Paul Hetherington

SHARKEY, Michael, Apollo in George Street: The Life of David McKee Wright, Puncher & Wattmann, 345/51, Geoff Page

SIEVWRIGHT, Ashley, Walter, Clouds of Magellan, 347/72, Crusader Hillis

SILVEY, Craig, The Amber Amulet, Allen & Unwin, 346/68, Sophie Splatt

SIMMONS, Sylvie, I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen, Jonathan Cape, 347/39, David McCooey

SIMONE, Patrizia with Caroline Pizzey, My Umbrian Kitchen, Lantern, 347/46, Christopher Menz

SMITH, Sydney, The Lost Woman, Text, 343/66, Carmel Bird

SMITH, Vivian, Here, There and Elsewhere, Giramondo, 342/60, Martin Duwell

SMITHERS, Annie, Annie’s Garden to Table: A Garden Diary Featuring 100 Seasonal Recipes, Lantern, 341/53, Christopher Menz

SPANIER, Sandra and Robert W. Trogdon (eds.), The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: 1907–1922, CUP, 338/34, James McNamara

SPITZ, Bob, Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child, Alfred A. Knopf, 347/55, Sally Burton

STARCK, Nigel, Proud Australian Boy: A Biography of Russell Braddon, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 338/58, John Ellison Davies

STEDMAN, M.L., The Light Between Oceans, Vintage, 340/67, Jeremy Fisher

STEELE, Peter, Braiding the Voices: Essays in Poetry, John Leonard Press, 345/23, Paul Kane

STEWART, Briony, The Red Wheelbarrow, UQP, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

ST JOHN MOORE, Felicity, Vassilieff and his Art, Macmillan Art Books, 347/52, Robin Wallace-Crabbe

STOCKINGS, Craig (ed.), Anzac’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Myths of Australian Military History, NewSouth, 341/58, Robin Prior

STOW, Randolph, The Land’s Meaning: New Selected Poems, Fremantle Press, 344/42, Dennis Haskell

SUTHERLAND, John, Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 287 Lives, Profile Books, 340/17, James Ley

SWINGLER, Susan, The House of Fiction: Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley, Fremantle Press, 341/18, Francesca Rendle-Short

SWORD, Helen, Stylish Academic Writing, Harvard University Press, 345/63, Colin Steele

TAYLOR, Tony, Fishing the River of Time, Text, 340/26, Carol Middleton

THOMAS, Daniel (ed.), Bea Maddock: Catalogue Raissoné Volume I 1951–1983, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, 345/44, Ann Stephen

THOMPSON, Craig, Habibi, Faber, 338/64, Oslo Davis

THOMSON, Richard, Frances Fowle, and Rodolphe Rapetti, Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Symbolist Landscape in Europe 1880–1910, Mercatorfonds, 344/60, Jane Clark

TIDEY, John, Class Act: A Life of Creighton Burns, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 341/20, Nick Hordern

TIFFANY, Carrie, Mateship with Birds, Picador, 338/27, Bronwyn Lea

TOMALIN, Claire, Dickens: A Life, Viking, 339/16, Evelyn Juers

TOUCHELL, Dianne, Creepy & Maud, Fremantle Press, 345/72, Maya Linden

TRANTER, John (ed.), The Best Australian Poems 2011, Black Inc., 338/38, Kate Middleton

TRANTER, Kirsten, A Common Loss, Fourth Estate, 338/26, Ruth Starke

TRAVERS, Richard, The Tennis Courts of Lyon: Les Jeux de Paume de Lyon, Oryx Publishing, 341/63, Colin Nettelbeck

TULBA, Majok, Beneath the Darkening Sky, Hamish Hamilton, 344/26, Alison Broinowski

TWOHIG, Peter, The Cartographer, Fourth Estate, 340/67, Lucas Smith

ÜLGEZER, Alice Melike, The Memory of Salt, Giramondo, 345/56, Claudia Hyles

USHER, Rod, Poor Man’s Wealth, Fourth Estate, 338/52, Phil Brown

VAN KLINKEN, Helene, Making Them Indonesians: Child Transfers Out of East Timor, Monash University Publishing, 340/64, Jill Jolliffe

WAITE MORGAN, James, The Premier and the Pastoralist: William Morgan and Peter Waite, Wakefield Press, 338/60, Bernard Whimpress

WAKEFIELD, Vikki, Friday Brown, Text, 344/74, Sophie Splatt

WALKER, Anna, Peggy, Scholastic, 347/70, Joy Lawn

WALSH, Jennifer, The Tunnels of Tarcoola, Allen & Unwin, 342/62, Ruth Starke

WARK, McKenzie, The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International, Verso, 343/71, Ben Juers

WATERS, Christopher, Australia and Appeasement: Imperial Foreign Policy and the Origins of World War II, I.B. Tauris, 339/61, Stuart Macintyre

WATSON, Tom and Martin Hickman, Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain, Allen Lane, 343/11, Anne Chisholm

WEINBERGER, Eliot, Wildlife, Giramondo, 342/57, William Heyward

WELLS, Pera (ed.), Ormond Papers Volume XXVIII, 2011, Ormond College, 341/22, Cassandra Atherton

WHITE, Anthony, Lucio Fontana: Between Utopia and Kitsch, MIT Press, 343/54, Peter Hill

WHITE, Patrick, The Hanging Garden, Vintage, 340/12, Peter Conrad

WHITE, Hugh, The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power, Black Inc., 346/32, Nick Bisley

WILD, Margaret, Tanglewood, Omnibus Books, 344/74, Stephanie Owen Reeder

WILLAN, Anne, Mark Cherniavsky, and Kyri Claflin, The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes that Made the Modern Cookbook, University of California Press, 345/50, Christopher Menz

WILLIAMS, Susan, Who Killed Hammarskjöld?: The UN, The Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa, Columbia University Press, 342/46, Roland Burke

WOOLFE, Sue, The Oldest Song in the World, Fourth Estate, 343/47, Jane Sullivan

WOOLLACOTT, Angela, Race and the Modern Exotic: Three ‘Australian’ Women on Global Display, Monash University Publishing, 340/59, John Rickard

WRIGHT, Fiona, Knuckled, Giramondo, 338/62, Rose Lucas

YULE, Peter, William Lawrence Baillieu: Founder of Australia’s Greatest Business Empire, Hardie Grant Books, 341/60, John Arnold


Features Index 2012

ABR ELIZABETH JOLLEY SHORT STORY PRIZE

COX, Jack, ‘Gorgeous Perambulator’, 344/51

ELLIOT, Ngiare, ‘Tended by Foxes’, 344/28

HURLEY, Sue, ‘Patterns in Nature’, 344/17

 

BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ALTMAN, Dennis, 347/31

ANDERSON, Don, 347/31

BEVERIDGE, Judith, 347/31

BIRCH, Tony, 347/31

GOLDSMITH, Andrea, 347/31

GOLDSWORTHY, Kerryn, 347/32

GORTON, Lisa, 347/32

KANE, Paul, 347/32

KINSELLA, John, 347/34

LEHMANN, Geoffrey, 347/34

LEY, James, 347/34

MCCAUGHEY, Patrick, 347/35

MCCOOEY, David, 347/35

MCFARLANE, Brian, 347/35

MILLER, Alex, 347/36

NIALL, Brenda, 347/36

STOTHARD, Peter, 347/36

SULLIVAN, Jane, 347/37

TRANTER, John, 347/37

WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris, 347/37

 

BOOKS OF THE YEAR: CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

KAVANAGH, Bec, 347/38

LAWN, Joy, 347/38

MACINTYRE, Pam, 347/38

OWEN REEDER, Stephanie, 347/38

SHUTTLEWORTH, Mike, 347/38

STARKE, Ruth, 347/38

 

CALIBRE PRIZE

RUBINSTEIN, Matt, ‘Body and Soul: Copyright Law and Enforcement in the Age of the Electronic Book’, 344/33

 

CARTOONS

Juers, Ben. 343/31, 343/57, 344/15, 344/48, 345/55, 346/13

 

COMMENTARY

ALLINGTON, Patrick, ‘All Bets are Off’, 342/18

CARTER, David, ‘Patrick White to the Rescue’, 347/22

COLLIS, David, ‘Who’s Afraid of the “E” Word?: Building Equity Among Australian Schools’, 346/9

CRAVEN, Peter, ‘A Hell of a Calling Card: Patrick White’s Jackeroo Epic is Finally Reissued’, 344/9

DESSAIX, Robert, ‘Pushing Against the Dark: Writing about the Hidden Self’, 340/32

FRASER, Morag, ‘If It’s Broke, Don’t Fix It!: Fear and Loathing in American Politics’, 338/14

GORTON, Lisa, ‘Shadow Vision: The Protean World of William Kentridge’, 341/37

GUEST, Stephanie, ‘Oz Lit in the Moot Court Room: Finding Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne’, 338/36

HARTNETT, Sonya, ‘“Dark Waves of Feeling”: Brotherly Themes in Martin Boyd’s A Difficult Young Man’, 339/33

HYLES, Claudia, ‘A Big Tamasha: Free Speech and Sectarian Tensions at the Jaipur Festival’, 339/9

KILNER, Kerry, ‘AustLit Coming Your Way’, 346/57

LINDSAY, Jennifer, ‘Goenawan Mohamad’, 345/29

MCCAUGHEY, Patrick, ‘Worldly Riches at the Barnes: From Musty Merion to a New Home in Philadelphia’, 343/16

MARR, David, ‘“So Much of Our Life in It”: Arrogant Adelaide and the Theatre of Patrick White’, 341/12

NETTELBECK, Colin, ‘Now They’ve Gone’, 346/36

 

FILM

FUHRMANN, Andrew, Wild Surmise, 347/50

HAWKER, Philippa, Cosmopolis, 344/57

HAWKER, Philippa, Trishna, 342/37

MCFARLANE, Brian, The Deep Blue Sea, 341/45

MCFARLANE, Brian, Wuthering Heights, 345/49

MORLEY, Michael, Coriolanus, 340/52

WILSON, Jake, Carnage, 339/36

 

LANGUAGE

OGILVIE, Sarah, ‘“A New Garment Throughout”: The Future of Dictionaries in the Digital Age’, 338/44

OGILVIE, Sarah, ‘Citizen Lexicography: Creating a “World Zoo” in Canberra’, 339/52

OGILVIE, Sarah, ‘Landmines in Lexicography’, 341/32

OGILVIE, Sarah, ‘Parasitic Dictionaries and Spam Books’, 340/58

OGILVIE, Sarah, ‘Unsung Hero of Australian Lexicography’, 342/38

 

ONLINE EDITION EXTRAS

FITZGERALD, ‘A Body of Water’, 9 August 2012

 

OPEN PAGE

BIRCH, Tony, 341/68

CONRAD, Peter, 339/68

MEARS, Gillian, 343/80

NIALL, Brenda, 340/68

TRANTER, John, 342/64

 

PETER PORTER POETRY PRIZE: THE SHORTLISTED POEMS

ELVEY, Anne, ‘Bayside Suburban’, 339/24

FARRELL, Michael, ‘Beautiful Mother’, 339/25

FITCH, Toby, ‘Oscillations’, 339/28

ROBINSON, Gareth, ‘Provenance’, 339/23

WELDON, Annamaria, ‘After Devotion’, 339/26

 

POEMS

BEVERIDGE, Judith, ‘The Blind Soothsayer’, 342/35

EDGAR, Stephen, ‘Grand Canyon’, 343/59

FARRELL, Michael, ‘The Grandfather’, 344/44

GORTON, Lisa, ‘Night Guard, The Futures Museum: after the ACMI Star Voyager Exhibition’, 340/41

KANE, Paul, ‘Co. Kerry’, 344/56

KINSELLA, John, ‘Brother’, 347/64

KINSELLA, John, ‘Emily Poems’, 341/36

LADD, Mike, ‘Tide: My Father’s Dementia’, 346/51

MAIDEN, Jennifer, ‘Deep River’, 338/30

MAIDEN, Jennifer, ‘Diary Poem: Uses of Liquid Nitrogen’, 345/59

MIDDLETON, Kate, ‘After Reading Henry James’s The Awkward Age’ 339/53

MIDDLETON, Kate, ‘Balcony 2: after Brett Whiteley’, 345/71

MIDDLETON, Kate, ‘Shearing the Rams’, 343/55

ROBINSON, Gareth, ‘Convocation’, 346/66

ROSE, Peter, ‘Dark, Not Day’, 345/53

ROSE, Peter, ‘Grade’, 338/39

STEELE, Peter, ‘Maze’, 342/45

TAKOLANDER, Maria, ‘Golden Sigi: An Advertisement’, 342/39

TAYLOR, Andrew, ‘Lament for the Makars’, 343/44

WALLACE-CRABBE, Chris, ‘One House’, 341/33

 

STORIES

BRYSON, John, ‘Kindly Death’, 347/57

TAKOLANDER, Maria, ‘Three Sisters’, 339/45

 

TELEVISION

HARKINS-CROSS, Rebecca, Redfern Now, 347/51

 

THEATRE

FUHRMANN, Andrew, On the Misconception of Oedipus, 345/46

FUHRMANN, Andrew, The Histrionic, 341/40

RICKARD, John, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, 339/21

 

TRIBUTE

GOODALL, Jane, ‘Remembering Robert Hughes (1938–2012)’, 344/23

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