Books of the Year 2018

Michelle de Kretser, et al.

To celebrate the best books of 2018, Australian Book Review invited nearly forty contributors to nominate their favourite titles. Contributors include Michelle de Kretser


Peter Goldsworthy reviews 'Collected Poems' by Les Murray

Peter Goldsworthy

A seven-hundred-page Collected Poems? The cover photograph of the Big Bloke himself is an embodiment of what’s inside in all its sprawling abundance. As is his surname, which can’t hel More

Glyn Davis reviews 'My Country' by David Marr

Glyn Davis

There was excitement. David Marr, newly appointed editor of the National Times at just thirty-three, had agreed to speak with politics students on campus. Volunteers were dispatch More

'A tribute to Dorothy Porter' by Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith

I heard the Egypt story countless times, but then Dorothy Porter believed that if a story was worth telling, it warranted multiple retellings. In the late 1980s, before Dot and I met, she More

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