April 2014, no. 360

April 2014, no. 360

Welcome to the April issue! Our main feature is our Calibre Prize winner for 2014 – Christine Piper’s outstanding ‘Unearthing the Past’ in which Dr Piper writes about Japan’s biological warfare program and the search for answers. Also in the April issue: Adrian Walsh on austerity, Dennis Altman on Edmund White, and reviews of new fiction by Craig Sherborne, Moira McKinnon, and Abbas El-Zein. Also Kate Holden reviews the new novel from our Open Page guest Linda Jaivin and we publish new poems by Will Eaves, Brendan Ryan, Kate Middleton, and Judith Bishop.

Full Contents

Fiction

The Empress Lover by Linda Jaivin

Fiction

Country Girl by Edna O’Brien & The Love Object by Edna O’Brien

Fiction

TREE PALACE by Craig Sherborne

India

WHAT WOULD GANDHI DO? by Michael Kirby

Economics

The Affluent Society Revisited by Mike Berry

Religion

POPE FRANCIS: UNTYING THE KNOTS by Paul Vallely

Poems

The Presence at Drake Court by Will Eaves

Poems

Camellias by Brendan Ryan

Poems

Reading the Greek Myths by Judith Bishop

Memoirs

The Twelfth Raven by Doris Brett

Language

Slang and the Australian Soldier by Amanda Laugesen

Fiction

Cicada by Moira McKinnon

Fiction

The Lost Child by Suzanne McCourt

Film

Half of a Yellow Sun by Jake Wilson

Fiction

The Train to Paris by Sebastian Hampson

Fiction

The Secret Maker of the World by Abbas El-Zein

Memoir

The Twelfth Raven by Doris Brett

Biography

Kafka by Reiner Stach & Kafka by Reiner Stach

Music

THE ART OF NICK CAVE: NEW CRITICAL ESSAYS edited by John H. Baker

Music

The Leonard Bernstein Letters edited by Nigel Simeone

Journals

SOUTHERLY: VOL. 73, NO. 2 edited by David Brooks and Elizabeth McMahon

Film

A Life of Barbara Stanwyck by Victoria Wilson & Barbara Stanwyck by Andrew Klevan

Biology

BLOOD: THE STUFF OF LIFE by Lawrence Hill

Philosophy

Empathy: A Handbook for Revolution by Roman Krznaric

Poetry

New Selected Poems by Geoff Page

Picture Books

Fire by Jackie French et al.

Open Page

Open Page by Linda Jaivin

Theatre

East by Steven Berkhoff