September 2017, no. 394

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September 2017, no. 394

An open letter on same sex marriage

Australian Book Review

Confirmation of the legality of the marriage equality postal survey by the High Court of Australia prompted Australian Book Review to invite a number of writers, artists, director More

'Beyond Songlines' by Philip Jones

Philip Jones

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines, one of the most influential books about Australia to reach an international a More

Sue Kossew reviews 'Late Essays: 2006–2017' by J.M. Coetzee

Sue Kossew

While it is true that the essay as a genre has a long and continuous history, it is not always an easy form to categorise or define. J.M. Coetzee has himself contrasted the ‘rather tight ... More

James Ley reviews 'The Choke' by Sofie Laguna

James Ley

The Choke is full of holes. I mean that literally, which is also to say (since we are talking about a novel) symbolically. It contains any number of insinuating references to woun ... More

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