October 2014, no. 365

October 2014, no. 365

Here you will find Scott McCulloch’s captivating Letter from Ukraine as well as Peter Mares on the asylum seeker situation, Patrick Allingtons review of Peter Careys new novel Amnesia, and Peter Roses examination of Erik Jensen’s unusual memoir of his relationship with the troubled artist Adam Cullen. Also, Frank Bongiorno on Don Watson’s The Bush, Bridget Griffen-Foley on Fairfax, our new Poet of the Month feature with Robert Adamson, and Alison Broinowski’s review of Haruki Murakami’s latest work. We also join in the celebration of Chris Wallace-Crabbe’s eightieth birthday with a review of his new poetry collection and of Travelling Without Gods: A Chris Wallace-Crabbe Companion.

Full Contents

Politics

Confessions of a People-Smuggler by Dawood Amiri & The Undesirables by Mark Isaacs

Fiction

Amnesia by Peter Carey

Fiction

Boyhood Island by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Media

David Syme: Man of The Age by Elizabeth Morrison

Literary Studies

The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson edited by Ian Donaldson et al.

Literary Studies

Tim Winton: Critical Essays edited by Lyn McCredden and Nathanael O’Reilly

Environmental Studies

THE BUSH: TRAVELS IN THE HEART OF AUSTRALIA by Don Watson

Fiction

Beams Falling by P.M. Newton

Fiction

Nest by Inga Simpson

Fiction

Game Day by Miriam Sved

Music

A Pianist’s A–Z: A Piano Lover’s Reader by Alfred Brendel with Michael Morley

Film

The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan edited by Albert J. Devlin with Marlene J. Devlin

Poetry

Travelling Without Gods edited by Cassandra Atherton & My Feet Are Hungry by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

Poetry

Poems: 1957–2013 by Geoffrey Lehmann

Poetry

Circle Work by Cameron Lowe

Journals

Axon: Creative Explorations, Vol. 4, No. 1 edited by Lucy Dougan et al.

Asian Studies

Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia by Agnieszka Sobocinska

Asian Studies

North Korea: State of Paranoia by Paul French

Politics

Dirty Secrets: Our ASIO Files by Meredith Burgmann

French Studies

Josephine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe by Matthew Pratt Guterl

Art

Walter Spies by John Stowell & Brown Boys and Rice Queens by Eng-Beng Lim

Philosophy

A Sense for Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita edited by Craig Taylor with Melinda Graeffe

Memoir

How I Rescued My Brain by David Roland