David Malouf

Peter Porter reviews 'Typewriter Music' by David Malouf

Peter Porter
22 August 2019
A review is more like a conversation than an overview from an Academy, and conversations often start with a salient point leading on t More

Gerard Windsor reviews 'The Great World' by David Malouf

Gerard Windsor
06 August 2019

Initial appearances notwithstanding, The Great WorldMore

Peter Rose reviews 'On David Malouf' by Nam Le

Peter Rose
30 April 2019

For more than a decade the world has waited, patiently or disbelievingly, for a second book from Nam Le, author of The Boat (2008), a collection of seven tales that won the young More

Judith Bishop reviews 'An Open Book' by David Malouf

Judith Bishop
23 November 2018

It is a curious thing, and not a little moving, to see writers celebrated for their work in other genres turn in later life with renewed vigour to poetry. David Malouf, like Clive James, h More

Letters to the Editor - June–July 2019

Arnold Zable et al., Roger Levi
24 May 2019

Letters to the Editor: Reflections on Nam Le, David Malouf, J.M. Coetzee, and the true origin of the curate's egg ...

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Letters to the Editor

Arnold Zable et al., Roger Levi
01 July 2009

Letters to the Editor: Reflections on Nam Le, David Malouf, J.M. Coetzee, and the true origin of the curate's egg ...

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David McCooey reviews 'David Malouf and the Poetic: His earlier writings' by Yvonne Smith

David McCooey
19 December 2017

Plenty of novelists begin life as poets. Few, though, have managed to maintain their status as poet–novelists quite so impressively as David Malouf. But even Malouf, in his ‘middle per More

News from the Editor's Desk - August 2016

26 July 2016

News from the the Editor's Desk in the August issue of Australian Book Review.

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News from the Editor's Desk - April 2016

01 April 2016

Porter Prize winner

Amanda Joy, from Western Australia, was named overall winner of the Peter Porter Poetry Prize at a Boyd ceremony on 9 March. Her poem is entitled 'Tailings'. All five shortlisted poets introduced and read their poems – two of them disembodiedly (More

States of Poetry 2016 - New South Wales | 'From the Balcony: Sunday Afternoon' by David Malouf

David Malouf
03 May 2016

Today in Sunday weather grevillia leaves
in turmoil, no evident breeze. A sugar hit. A honey
-eater, upside down at tilt and tumble.

The body also in Sunday mode. The mind
idling on automatic with no need
to be occupied or coloured, having come at last

to the end of a long apprenticeship in learning to leave
well alone. No empire to account to. No
a ... More

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