Darrell Lewis is an historian and archaeologist who for the past forty years has worked with Aboriginal and white Australians in the Northern Territory. He has written books on Aboriginal rock art, settler history, and environmental history. Among his publications are The Rock Paintings of Arnhem Land, Australia (1988), Beyond the Big Run (1995), Slower than the Eye Can See (2002, and The Murranji Track (2007). He is currently employed at the National Museum of Australia, where he is writing a history of the search for Ludwig Leichhardt.
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- Robert Dessaix's Memoir
- Alex Lewis reviews 'The Possessed' by Elif Batuman
- Kate Eltham reviews 'Grimsdon' by Deborah Abela and 'Quillblade' by Ben Chandler
- Paul Brunton reviews 'A Forger's Progress' by Alasdair McGregor
- Antipodes, Vol. 27, No. 1
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- 2013 Calibre Prize (Winner): ‘“Because it’s your country”: Bringing Back the Bones to West Arnhem Land'
- Jolley Prize 2013 (Winner): 'Leaving Elvis' by Michelle Michau-Crawford
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- Jolley Prize 2010 (Winner): 'A Roānkin philosophy of poetry' by Maria Takolander
- Anthony Lynch reviews 'Goad Omen' by Corey Wakeling
- Sonya Hartnett revisits 'A Difficult Young Man' by Martin Boyd
- RS White reviews 'Shakespeare, Sex, and Love' by Stanley Wells, 'Shakespeare’s Freedom' by Stephen Greenblatt, and 'Shakespeare’s Individualism' by Peter Holbrook
- Peter Rose on the peculiar charms of E.M. Forster
- Robert Reynolds reviews 'The End of the Homosexual?' by Dennis Altman
- Seamus Heaney: Human Chain; and Dennis O'Driscoll: Stepping Stones