January-February 2015, no. 368

January-February 2015, no. 368

Welcome to our January–February issue! Highlights include Martin Thomas on the art and life of Albert Namatjira, Jane Sullivan on Hilary Mantel’s new collection of short stories, and our new ‘Arts Highlights of the Year’ feature in which leading critics and arts professionals nominate their favourite performances of 2014. Also, Susan Lever reviews Christos Tsiolkas’s new title Merciless Gods, Geordie Williamson explores the poetry notebook of Clive James, and Gregory Day explores family ties in his Jolley Prize commended story, 'The 900s Have Moved'. On the poetry side of things, Tracy Ryan is ABRs Poet of the Month, and we publish new poems by Cassandra Atherton, Cameron Lowe, and Tracy Ryan, as well as Clive James’s poem, ‘A Silent Speech by Julia Gillard’.

Merciless Gods by Christos Tsiolkas

The Wife Drought by Annabel Crabb

Perfidia by James Ellroy

Breaking Beauty edited by Lynette Washington

Crow Mellow by Julian Davies

Selected Poems by Evan Jones

Wild by Libby Hart

William Shakespeare and Others: Collaborative Plays edited by edited by Jonathan Bate et al.

What is Veiling? by Sahar Amer

Mind Change by Susan Greenfield

Granta 129: Fate edited by Sigrid Rausing