April 2016, no. 380

April 2016, no. 380

Welcome to our April issue – with a gory Stalin on the cover. Mark Edele reviews the new book on Stalin by distinguished Soviet historian (and ABR regular) Sheila Fitzpatrick. Elsewhere, Kevin Rabalais writes about Brazil, Miriam Cosic revisits The Female Eunuch, and George Megalogenis is our guest on Open Page. Arts Update features prominently, with reviews of The Daughter, The Lady in the Van, and Picnic at Hanging Rock and Michael Shmith interviews Leo Schofield for Stage Door.

Full Contents

Fiction

Waiting by Philip Salom

Biography

John le Carré: The Biography by Adam Sisman

Fiction

Our Magic Hour by Jennifer Down

Indigenous Studies

Where the Trees Were by Inga Simpson

Environmental Studies

Endurance: Australian Stories of Drought by Deb Anderson

Media

How Propaganda Works by Jason Stanley

History

The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History edited by Joseph C. Miller

Australian History

Private Lives, Public History by Anna Clark

Biography

On Life-Writing edited by Zachary Leader

Memoir

The Long Run by Catriona Menzies-Pike

Fiction

Sing Fox to Me by Sarah Kanake

Fiction

An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire

Fiction

The Canonbury Tales by Don Aitkin

Fiction

That Devil’s Madness by Dominique Wilson