Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor - December 2016

19 December 2016

Dear Editor, I’m pleased that Peter Craven found so much to enjoy in The Boy behind the Curtain (ABR, December 2016). More

Letter to the Editor - November 2016

24 October 2016

Dear Editor, Sandy Thorne seems to think Donald Trump can restore America to prosperity and its past greatness (Letters, October 2016). All great nations rise, decline, and fall ...

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Letters to the Editor - October 2016

23 September 2016

Dear Editor, Alan Atkinson's study of national conscience and how it has functioned in Australia is timely ('How Do We Live With Ourselves?' September 2016) ...

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Letters to the Editor - September 2016

24 August 2016

Dear Editor, Melbourne geographer Peter Christoff may be right that Australia should shake off its island mentality, but he is wrong to suggest that Australia has become much ...

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Letters to the Editor - August 2016

26 July 2016

Dear Editor, Mark Triffitt's review of George Megalogenis's Australia's Second Chance: What our history tells us about our future and Balancing Act (May 2016) left me ...

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Letters to the Editor - May 2016

26 April 2016

Letters to the Editor in the May issue of Australian Book Review

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Letters to the Editor - April 2016

31 March 2016

TROVE CURTAILED

Dear Editor,

As President of the Australian Historical Association, on 2 March I sent the following letter to the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia, (and copied it to the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, Leader of the Opposition; Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts; and the Hon. Mark Dreyfus QC, MP, Shadow Minister for ... More

Letters to the Editor - March 2016

29 February 2016

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER CONTROL

Dear Prime Minister and Minister Dutton,

As writers committed to protecting and defending human rights, and as citizens of conscience, we the undersigned wish to express our deep abhorrence of the ongoing mistreatment of refugees in Australia's offshore detention centres.

A ... More

Letters to the Editor - December 2015

30 November 2015

'BATSHIT BORING BOOKS'

Tim Colebatch's review of my book Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power (November 2015) quotes a comment I made to More

Letters to the Editor - October 2015

28 September 2015

CHILDHOOD SEX!

Dear Editor,

Shannon Burns’s splendid ABR Patrons’ Fellowship essay, ‘The Scientist of His Own Experience: A Profile of Gerard Murnane, is rich in insights and pithy observations, plus some rather fine photographs (August ... More

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