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.

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Full Contents

Poetry

New Selected Poems by Geoff Page

Philosophy

Empathy: A handbook for revolution by Roman Krznaric

Biology

Blood: The stuff of life by Lawrence Hill

Film

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

Journals

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

Music

The Leonard Bernstein Letters edited by Nigel Simeone

Music

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

Biography

Kafka by Reiner Stach & Kafka by Reiner Stach

Memoir

The Twelfth Raven by Doris Brett

Fiction

The Secret Maker of the World by Abbas El-Zein

Fiction

The Train to Paris by Sebastian Hampson

Fiction

The Lost Child by Suzanne McCourt

Fiction

Cicada by Moira McKinnon

Language

Slang and the Australian Soldier by Amanda Laugesen

Religion

POPE FRANCIS: UNTYING THE KNOTS by Paul Vallely

Economics

The Affluent Society Revisited by Mike Berry

India

WHAT WOULD GANDHI DO? by Michael Kirby

Fiction

TREE PALACE by Craig Sherborne

Fiction

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

Theatre

East