Glyn Davis

Glyn Davis reviews 'American Journeys' by Don Watson

Glyn Davis
16 August 2019

Travel in America is a journey crowded with literary acquaintances. For centuries visitors have striven to make sense of the United More

Glyn Davis reviews Winners Take All: The elite charade of changing the world by Anand Giridharadas

Glyn Davis
23 May 2019

From McKinsey analyst to honoured author, New York Times correspondent, familiar face on MSNBC. Awarded a prestigious Henry Crown Fellowship at Aspen, invited onto private planes amid discussion of drinking-w More

Glyn Davis reviews Prime Movers: From Pericles to Gandhi by Ferdinand Mount

Glyn Davis
25 March 2019

Describe the twelve most influential thinkers who shaped Western political traditions. Chaos must ensue. Your list will be outrageous, but mine also. Consider whom you leave off the roll-c More

Books of the Year 2018

Michelle de Kretser, et al.
26 November 2018

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

More

Books of the Year 2018

Michelle de Kretser, et al.
13 September 2019

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

More

Glyn Davis reviews 'My Country' by David Marr

Glyn Davis
12 November 2018

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

Glyn Davis launches 'The PM Years' by Kevin Rudd

Glyn Davis
24 October 2018

On 23 October 2018, at Parliament House Canberra, Professor Glyn Davis launched the second volume of former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s memoirs, The PM Years. Here is a transcript. More

'Long live independent publishing' - ABR at 300

Peter Rose et al.
29 March 2018
Most editors look forwards, not back. We have to: there are pages to fill, readers to court, deadlines to meet. But publication of a 300th issue of a literary review invites retrospection, if More

2017 Books of the Year

Australian Book Review
26 November 2017

To celebrate the best books of 2017 Australian Book Review invited nearly forty contributors to nominate their favourite titles. Contributors include Michelle de Kretser, Susan Wy More

Glyn Davis reviews 'The Best Australian Essays 2016' edited by Geordie Williamson

Glyn Davis
24 February 2017

An annual challenge: how to select essays which capture the moment but live beyond the immediate?

For some, rigour matters. The series editor for The Best American Essays invites magazine editors and writers to submit contributions to a Boston postal address. The rules are strict: an essay is a literary work that shows ‘an awareness of craft and f ... More

Page 1 of 2