August 2016, no. 383

August 2016, no. 383

The highlights of the August Fiction issue are the three stories shortlisted in the prestigious $12,500 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. Other highlights include an extract from poet Michael Aiken's ABR Laureate's Fellowship project: Satan Repentant. Also in the issue, we have Peter Mares on Manus and Nauru, Ilana Snyder on American Jewish divisions about Israel, Neal Blewett on The Killing Season Uncut, Simon Tormey on Thomas Piketty's new work, and Bruce Moore reflects on the new Australian National Dictionary. Novelists reviewed in this issue include Annie Proulx, Louise Erdrich, Katherine Brabon, Mark O'Flynn, Zoë Morrison, and Liam Pieper. Historian Tom Griffiths is our Open Page guest.

The Killing Season Uncut by Sarah Ferguson, with Patricia Drum

Barkskins by Annie Proulx

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 3: 1926–1929 edited by edited by Rena Sanderson, Sandra Spanier, and Robert W. Trogdon

Collected Poems by by Vikram Seth

The Memory Artist by Katherine Brabon

LaRose by Louise Erdrich

Chronicles: On our troubled times by by Thomas Piketty, translated by Seth Ackerman

Music and Freedom by Zoë Morrison

The Healing Party by Micheline Lee

Black Teeth by Zane Lovitt

On Bowie by Simon Critchley

The Toymaker by Liam Pieper

Growing Wild by Michael Wilding

Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee