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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


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


Boyhood Island by Karl Ove Knausgaard


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


Amnesia by Peter Carey


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


Game Day by Miriam Sved


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


Nest by Inga Simpson


Beams Falling by P.M. Newton

Literary Studies

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

Literary Studies

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


David Syme: Man of The Age by Elizabeth Morrison