Index for 2017: Nos 388–397 & online features

ABR Index 2017

NB: this index includes material published in the print magazine and online in 2017.

 

2017 Book Review Index

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AARONS, Mark and John Grenville, The Show: Another side of Santmaria’s Movement, Scribe, 394/17, Lyndon Megarrity

ABBOTT, Sally, Closing Down, Hachette, 392/39, Piri Eddy

ADAMSON, Robert, Flute of Milk, UWA Publishing, 391/40, Geoff Page

AGIER, Michel, translated by David Fernbach, Borderlands: Towards an anthropology of the cosmopolitan condition, Polity, 388/10, Klaus Neumann

ALEXIEVICH, Svetlana, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, The Unwomanly Face of War, Penguin Classics, 396/60, Miriam Cosic

ALIZADEH, Ali, The Last Days of Jeanne D’Arc, Giramondo, 395/21, Shannon Burns

ANDERSON, Jaynie, Christopher R. Marshall, and Andrew Yip (eds), The Legacies of Bernard Smith: Essays on Australian art, history and cultural politics, Power Publications, 391/53, Andrew Fuhrmann

ANGEL, Libby, The Trapeze Act, Text Publishing, 390/34, Anna MacDonald

APTER, Jeff, A Pure Drop: The life and legacy of Jeff Buckley, Echo, 392/68, David Latham

ARMSTRONG, Judith, Dymphna, Australian Scholarly Publishing, 389/16, Brian Matthews

ASHLEY, Melissa, The Birdman’s Wife, Affirm Press, 388/63, Anna MacDonald

ATTWOOD, Bain, The Good Country: The Djadja Wurrung, the settlers and the Protectors, Monash University Publishing, 397/43, Amanda Nettelbeck

AUSTER, Paul, 4321, Faber & Faber, 390/29, Beejay Silcox

AUSTIN, Cassandra, All Fall Down, Hamish Hamilton, 391/49, Benjamin Chandler

BAIRD, Julia, Victoria: The woman who made the modern world, HarperCollins, 389/18, Margaret Harris

BARKAN, Leonard, Berlin for Jews: A twenty-first century companion, University of Chicago Press, 389/57, Andrea Goldsmith

BARNES, John, La Trobe: Traveller, writer, governor, Halstead Press, online only, John Arnold

BATUMAN, Elif, The Idiot, Jonathan Cape, 391/31, Beejay Silcox

BAUM, Caroline, Only: A singular memoir, Allen & Unwin, 389/36, Gillian Dooley

BAXTER, Carol, The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller: An Australian’s true story of adventure, romance, danger and murder, Allen & Unwin, 391/47, Simon Caterson

BECK, Deborah, Rayner Hoff: The life of a sculptor, NewSouth, 396/46, Christopher Menz

BELLOS, David, The Novel of the Century: The extraordinary adventure of Les Miserables, Particular Books, 391/29, Paul Kildea

BICKERS, Robert, Out of China: How the Chinese ended the era of Western domination, Allen Lane, online only, Andres Rodriguez

BIRCH, Tony, Common People, UQP, 394/14, Fiona Wright

BLACK, Maggie, Up Came a Squatter: Niel Black of Glenormiston, NewSouth, 388/16, John Arnold

BOSWORTH, R.J.B., Claretta: Mussolini’s Last Lover, Yale University Press, 392/53, Diana Glenn

BOYCE, James, Losing Streak: How Tasmania was gamed by the gambling industry, Redback, 391/20, Michael Winkler

BOYLE, Peter, Ghostspeaking, Vagabond, 388/31, Kevin Brophy

BRADLEY, James, The Change Delivery: The silent invasion, Pan Australia, 390/34, Benjamin Chandler

BRAMSTON, Troy, Paul Keating: The big-picture leader, Scribe, 389/8, James Walter

BRANDI, Mark, Wimmera, Hachette, 395/32, Jay Daniel Thompson

BRENNAN, Bernadette, A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her work, Text Publishing, 391/13, Jan McGuinness

BRETT, Judith, The Enigmatic Mr Deakin, Text Publishing, 394/8, John Rickard

BRODIE, Nick, The Vandemonian War: The secret history of Britain’s Tasmanian invasion, Hardie Grant Books, 394/32, Billy Griffiths

BROINOWSKI, Anna, Please Explain: The rise, fall and rise again of Pauline Hanson, Viking, 397/11, Shaun Crowe

BROOKS, Peter, Flaubert in the ruins of Paris: The story of a friendship, a novel and a terrible year, Basic Books, 397/42, Gemma Betros

BUCKRICH, Judith, The Political Is Personal: A 20th century memoir, Lauranton Books, 390/46, Suzy Freeman-Greene

BURNSIDE, Julian, Watching Out: Reflections on Justice and Injustice, Scribe, 396/61, John Eldridge

BURT, Stephen, The Poem Is You: 60 contemporary American poems and how to read them, Harvard University Press, 391/41, Benjamin Madden

CAHILL, Michelle, The Herring Lass, Arc Publications, 392/43, Rose Lucas

CAPP, Fiona, To Know My Crime, HarperCollins, 389/52, Gretchen Shirm

CAREY, Peter, A Long Way from Home, Hamish Hamilton, 396/26, Paul Giles

CARROLL, Steven, A New England Affair, Fourth Estate, 394/16, Patrick Allington

CASTAGNA, Felicity, No More Boats, Giramondo, 392/36, Donata Carrazza

CASTRO, Brian, Blindness and Rage: A phantasmagoria: A novel in thirty-four cantos, Giramondo, 394/40, Patrick Holland

CAUSER, Tim (ed.), Memorandoms by James Martin: An astonishing escape from early New South Wales, UCL Press, online only, James Dunk

CHAIT, Jonathan, Audacity: How Barack Obama defied his critics and created a legacy that will prevail, Custom House, 392/12, Varun Ghosh

CHENG, Melanie, Australia Day, Text Publishing, 394/40, Johanna Leggatt

CLARKSON, Rebekah, Barking Dogs, Affirm Press, 389/52, Tali Lavi

CLEARY, Paul, Trillion Dollar Baby: How Norway beat the oil giants and won a lasting fortune, Black Inc., 388/54, Adrian Walsh

COETZEE, J.M., Late Essays 2006–2017, Knopf, 394/11, Sue Kossew

COLE, Teju, Blind Spot, Faber & Faber, 396/58, Louis Klee

COLE-ADAMS, Kate, Anaesthesia: The gift of oblivion and the mystery of consciousness, Text Publishing, 393/43 Ceridwen Spark

COLEMAN, Claire G., Terra Nullius, Hachette, 397/60, Catherine Noske

COLLIE, Craig, Code Breakers: Inside the shadow world of signals intelligence in Australia’s two Bletchley Parks, Allen & Unwin, 392/55, Simon Caterson

COLLINI, Stefan, Speaking of Universities, Verso Books, 395/50, Robert Phiddian

COLLIS, Paul, Dancing Home, University of Queensland Press, 397/43, Jay Daniel Thompson

COLVIN, Mark, Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a spy’s son, Melbourne University Press, 389/29, Morag Fraser

CONRADI, Peter, Who Lost Russia? How the world entered a new cold war, OneWorld, 393/51, Iva Glisic

COSLOVICH, Gabriella, Whiteley on Trial, Melbourne University Press, 396/34, Johanna Leggatt

CRANE, Ralph, Jane Stafford, and Mark Williams, The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The world novel in English to 1950, OUP, 390/12, Paul Giles

CRIBB, Robert, Helen Gilbert and Helen Tiffen, Wild Man from Borneo: A cultural history of the orangutan, University of Hawai’i Press, 392/40, Danielle Clode

CRONE, J.H., Our Lady of the Fence Post, UWA Publishing, 388/59, Peter Kenneally

DALRYMPLE, Williams and Anita Anand, Koh-I-Noor: The history of the world’s most infamous diamond, Bloomsbury, 396/62, Claudia Hyles

DAPIN, Mark, Jewish Anzacs: Jews in the Australian Military, New South, 394/49, Elisabeth Holdsworth

DAVIDSON, Jim, A Führer for a Father: The domestic face of colonialism, NewSouth, 394/34, Brian Matthews

DAWE, Bruce, Border Security, UWA Publishing, 388/59, Peter Kenneally

DE KRETSER, Michelle, The Life to Come, Allen & Unwin, 394/18, Beejay Silcox

DE SAINT PHALLE, Catherine, Poum and Alexandre: A Paris memoir, Transit Lounge, 388/59, Kate Ryan

DESSAIX, Robert, The Pleasures of Leisure, Knopf, 391/26, David McCooey

DIONNE Jr, E.J. and Joy-Ann Reid (eds), We Are The Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama, Bloomsbury, 392/12, Varun Ghosh

DOLIN, Tim, Joanne Jones and Patricia Dowsett (eds), Required Reading: Literature in Australian schools since 1945, Monash University Publishing, 395/62, Ilana Snyder

DONNELLY, Catherine (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Cheese, Oxford University Press, 389/36, Christopher Menz

DOWER, John W., The Violent American Century: War and terror since World War II, Haymarket Books, 393/52, Alison Broinowski

DOWN, Jennifer, Pulse Points, Text Publishing, 392/13, Susan Midalia

DOWSE, Sara, As The Lonely Fly, For Pity Sake Publishers, 392/38, Tali Lavi

DU PREEZ, Michael and Jeremy Dronfield, Dr James Barry: A woman ahead of her time, 388/49, Oneworld Publications, James Dunk

EDESON, Robert, Bad to Worse, Fremantle Press, 397/62, Barry Reynolds

EDGAR, Patricia and Don Edgar, Peak: Reinventing middle age, Text Publishing, 390/20, Paul Morgan

EDGAR, Stephen, Transparencies, Black Pepper, 393/42, Geoff Page

EMMOTT, Bill, The Fate of the West: The battle to save the world’s most successful political idea, The Economist Books, 396/15, Mark Chou

ERRINGTON, Wayne and Peter van Onselen, The Turnbull Gamble, Melbourne University Press, 388/18, Lucas Grainger-Brown

EVANS, Gareth, Incorrigible Optimist: A political memoir, Melbourne University Press, 396/13, James Walter

FAHEY, Diane, A House By The River, Puncher & Wattmann, 392/45, Gig Ryan

FALUDI, Susan, In the Darkroom, William Collins, 388/11, Suzy Freeman-Greene

FARMER, Beverley, This Water: Five tales, Giramondo, 392/20, Anna MacDonald

FARR, Tracy, The Hope Fault, Fremantle Press, 394/53, Sonia Nair

FERGUSON, Robert, Scandinavians: In search of the soul of the North, Overlook Press, online only, Kári Gíslason

FINDER, Henry (ed.), The New Yorker Book of the 60s: Story of a decade, William Heinemann, 389/21, Diana Bagnall

FINDLAY, Daniel, Year of the Orphan, Bantam, 391/18, Andrew Nette

FISCHER, Luke, A Personal History of Vision, UWA Publishing, 391/39, Geoff Page

FITZGERALD, Michael, The Pacific Room, Transit Lounge, 397/41, Gillian Dooley

FLANAGAN, Richard, First Person, Knopf, 396/27, James Ley

FLANNERY, Tim, Sunlight and Seaweed: An argument for how to feed, power, and clean up the world, Text Publishing, 395/26, Kate Griffiths

FORD, Richard, Between Them: remembering my parents, Bloomsbury, 392/25, Kevin Rabalais

FOX, Catherine, Stop Fixing Women: Why building fairer workplaces is everybody’s business, NewSouth, 394/20, Tali Lavi

FRANCIS, David, Wedding Bush Road, Brio Books, 389/35, Fiona Gruber

FRAZER, Brentley, Scoundrel Days: A memoir, University of Queensland Press , 389/36, Duncan Fardon

GEARTY, Conor, On Fantasy Island: Britain, Europe and human rights, OUP, 390/47, John Eldridge

GEERING, Ron (ed.), Christina Stead: A web of friendship, selected letters (1928-1973), Miegunyah Press, 391/38, Graeme Powell

GEMMELL, Nikki, After, Fourth Estate, 390/48, Gillian Dooley

GHOSH, Amitav, The Great Derangement: Climate change and the unthinkable, University of Chicago Press, 393/8, Tom Griffiths

GIORGI, Kyra, The Circle and the Equator, UWA Publishing, 393/24, David Latham

GOLDBLOOM, Goldie, Gwen, Fremantle Press, 389/33, Suzanne Falkiner

GONSALVES, Roanna, The Permanent Resident, UWA Publishing, 390/34, Sara Savage

GORMAN, Joe, The Death and Life of Australian Soccer, University of Queensland Press, 397/64, Ryan Cropp

GOTTLIEB, Anthony, The Dream of Enlightenment: The rise of modern philosophy, Allen Lane, 391/48, Tim Smartt

GRANT, Bruce, Subtle Moments: Scenes on a life’s journey, Monash University Publishing, 390/23, Alison Broinowski

GRAY, Jenny, Zoo Ethics: The challenges of compassionate conservation, CSIRO Publishing, 395/47, Matthew Chrulew

GRAYLING, A.C., The Age of Genius: The seventeenth century and the birth of the modern mind, Bloomsbury, 388/50, Kristian Camilleri

GREEN, Charles, and Anthony Gardner, Biennials, Triennials, and Documenta: The exhibitions that created contemporary art, Wiley-Blackwell, 392/69, Sophie Knezic

GREEN, Michael et al. (ed.), They Cannot Take the Sky: Stories from detention, Allen & Unwin, 391/18, Madeline Gleeson

GREENFIELD, Susan, A Day in the Life of the Brain: The neuroscience of consciousness from dawn till dusk, Allen Lane, 390/26, Nick Haslam

GRENVILLE, Kate, The Case Against Fragrance, Text Publishing, 390/22, Diana Bagnall

GRESTE, Peter, The First Casualty, Viking, 397/23, Kevin Foster

GYNGELL, Allan, Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the world since 1942, La Trobe University Press/ Black Inc., 391/17, Frank Bongiorno

HAMILTON, Clive, Defiant Earth: The fate of humans in the Anthropocene, Allen & Unwin, 395/41, Lauren Rickards

HANINK, Johanna, The Classical Debt: Greek antiquity in an era of austerity, Belknap Press, online only, Peter Acton

HASKELL, David George, The Songs of Trees: Stories from nature’s great connectors, Black Inc., 395/31, Roger McDonald

HASKELL, Molly, Steven Spielberg: A life in films, Yale University Press, 391/58, Jake Wilson

HAWKE, Bob with Derek Rielly, Wednesdays with Bob, Macmillan, 397/14, Richard Walsh

HAY, Ashley, A Hundred Small Lessons, Allen & Unwin, 391/34, Tessa Lunney

HAYES, Bill, Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and me, Bloomsbury, 391/46, Suzy Freeman-Greene

HELM, Dieter, Burn Out: The end game for fossil fuels, Yale University Press, 395/46, Peter Christoff

HERRERA, Yuri, translated by Lisa Dillman, The Transmigration of Bodies and Signs Preceding the End of the World, Text Publishing, 388/30, Gabriel García Ochoa

HEYMAN, Kathryn, Storm and Grace, Allen & Unwin, 389/34, Anna MacDonald

HIGGINS, Claire, Asylum by boat: Origins of Australia’s refugee policy, UNSW Press, 396/18, Klaus Neumann

HOCKING, Jenny (ed.), Making modern Australia: The Whitlam government’s 21st century agenda, Monash University Publishing, 396/19, Stephen Mills

HOCKING, Jenny, The Dismissal Dossier: everything you were never meant to know about November 1975, Melbourne University Press, 397/13, Frank Bongiorno

HOLLAND-BATT, Sarah (ed.), The Best Australian Poems 2016, Black Inc., 389/44, John Hawke

HOLLAND-BATT, Sarah (ed.), The Best Australian Poems 2017, Black Inc., 397/58, Gregory Day

HORNE, Nick (ed.), Donald Horne: Selected writings, La Trobe University Press, 393/14, Ryan Cropp

HORNUNG, Eva, The Last Garden, Text Publishing, 392/22, Bernadette Brennan

HUGHES-D’AETH, Tony, Like Nothing On This Earth: A literary history of the wheatbelt, 392/38, Delys Bird

HUNT, Bruce, Australia’s Northern Shield?: Papua New Guinea and the defence of Australia since 1880, Monash University Publishing, ONLINE, Seumas Spark

HUNT, Bruce, Australia’s Northern Shield?: Papua New Guinea and the defence of Australia since 1880, Monash University Publishing, ONLINE, Seumas Spark

HUSTVEDT, Siri, A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on art, sex, and the mind, Sceptre, 388/55, Jennifer Levasseur

HYTNER, Nicholas, Balancing Acts: Behind the Scenes at the National Theatre, Jonathan Cape, 396/48, Brian McFarlane

INGS, Simon, Stalin and the Scientists: A history of triumph and tragedy 1905–1953, Faber & Faber, 390/35, Mark Edele

IRISH, Paul, Hidden in Plain View: The Aboriginal people of coastal Sydney, NewSouth, 393/13, Alan Atkinson

JAMES, Jamie, The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the lost age of the exotics, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 391/44, Paul Giles

JAMES, Karl, Double Diamonds: Australian commandos in the Pacific War 1941–45, NewSouth, 388/51, Kevin Foster

JANACZEWSKA, Noelle, The Book of Thistles, UWA Publishing, 397/39, Ceridwen Spark

JOHNSON, Judy, Dark Convicts: Ex-slaves on the First Fleet, UWA Publishing, 391/40, Geoff Page

JOHNSON, Miranda, The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, law and the settler state, Oxford University Press, 391/42, Kevin Bell

JOHNSTON, Ian, The Souls of China: The return of religion after Mao, Allen Lane, 397/16, David Brophy

JONES, Rebecca, Slow Catastrophes: Living with drought in Australia, Monash University Publishing, 395/24, Deb Anderson

JONES, Reece, Violent Borders: Refugees and the right to move, Verso, 388/8, Klaus Neumann

JOOSTEN, Melanie, Gravity Well, Scribe, 392/37, Naama Grey-Smith

JOSEPH, Sue, Behind the Text: Candid conversations with Australian creative nonfiction writers, Hybrid Pulihsers, 390/48, Tali Lavi

JOY, Amanda, Snake Like Charms, UWA Publishing, 392/43, Rose Lucas

KAMINSKY, Leah, We’re All Going to Die, HarperCollins, 389/60, John Funder

KAY, Adam, This Is Going to Hurt: Secret diaries of a junior doctor, Picador, 397/40, James McNamara

KEFALA, Antigone, Fragments, Giramondo Poets, 392/45, Gig Ryan

KELADA, Odette, Drawing Sybylla, UWA Publishing, 397/61, Fiona Wright

KELLS, Stuart, The Library: A catalogue of wonders, Text Publishing, online only, Des Cowley

KEOGH, Paula, The Green Bell, Affirm Press, 389/52, Gig Ryan

KEVIN, Tony, Return to Moscow, UWA Publishing, 389/58, Nick Hordern

KIERNAN, Ben, Viet Nam: A history from earliest times to the present, OUP, 392/9, Robin Gerster

KIMBER, Gerri, Katherine Mansfield: The early years, Edinburgh University Press (NewSouth), 388/23, Ann-Marie Priest

KINSELLA, John and Tracy Ryan (eds), The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry, Fremantle Press, 390/38, Geoff Page

KINSELLA, John, Graphology Poems 1995–2015, Five Islands Press, 389/47, David McCooey

KINSELLA, John, Old Growth, Transit Lounge, 390/30, Brenda Walker

KIRCHICK, James, The End of Europe: Dictators, demagogues, and the coming Dark Age, Yale University Press, 394/19, Colin Wight

KISHTAINY, Niall, A Little History of Economics, Yale University Press, 394/42, Geoffrey Blainey

KOHLER, Sheila, Once We Were Sisters, Allen & Unwin, 393/19, Tali Lavi

KULIKOWSKI, Michael, Imperial Triumph: The Roman world from Hadrian to Constantine, Profile Books, 390/36, Christopher Allen

KURMELOVS, Royce, Rogue Nation: Despatches from Australia’s populist uprisings and outsider politics, Hachette, 397/11, Shaun Crowe

LAGUNA, Sofie, The Choke, Allen & Unwin, 394/12, James Ley

LAKE, Peter, How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and succession in the history plays, Yale University Press, 396/36, Robert S. White

LAMB, Jonathan, Scurvy: The disease of discovery, Princeton University Press, 390/14, Alan Atkinson

LAMOND, Julieanne (ed.), Australian Literary Studies, Australian Literary Studies, 390/45, Gillian Dooley

LANGFORD, Martin et al. (eds), Contemporary Australian Poetry, Puncher & Wattmann, 389/43, John Hawke

LATOUR, Bruno, translated by Catherine Porter, Facing Gaia: Eight lectures on the new climatic regime, Polity, 396/15, Kathrin Bartha

LAW, Benjamin, Moral Panic 101: Equality, acceptance and the Safe Schools scandal (Quarterly Essay 67), Black Inc.,397/44, Dan Dixon

LE CARRÉ, John, A Legacy of Spies, Viking, 395/64, Simon Caterson

LEUCHTENBERG, William E., The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton, Oxford University Press, 394/46, Andrew Broertjes

LEVY, Ariel, The Rules Do Not Apply, Hachette, 396/32, Carol Middleton

LEWIS, Cassie, The Blue Decodes, Grand Parade Poets, 394/58, Joan Fleming

LONEY, Alan, Melbourne Journal: Notebooks: 1988–2003, UWA Publishing, 388/60, Peter Kenneally

LUCE, Edward, The retreat of Western Liberalism, Little, Brown, 396/15, Mark Chou

MACINTYRE, Stuart, Lenore Layman, and Jenny gregory, A Historian for All Seasons: Essays for Geoffrey Bolton, Monash University Publishing, 393/18, Wilfrid Prest

MACKLIN, Robert, Hamilton Hume: Our greatest explorer, Hachette, 390/48, Katy Gerner

MAIDEN, Jennifer, The Metronome, Giramondo, 391/24, Jill Jones

MALEY, William, What Is a Refugee?, Scribe, 388/8, Klaus Neumann

MANHIRE, Bill, Some Things to Place in a Coffin, Victoria University Press, 392/42, Paul Hetherington

MANNE, Robert, The Mind of the Islamic State, Redback, 392/52, Michael Winkler

MARR, David, The White Queen: One Nation and the politics of race (Quarterly Essay 65), Black Inc., 391/21, Lucas Grainger-Brown

MASSY, Charles, The Call of the Reed Warbler: A new agriculture – a new Earth, University of Queensland Press, 395/44, Tim Flannery

MATHEWS, Race, Of Labour and Liberty: Distributism in Victoria 1891–1966, Monash University Publishing, 392/50, John Rickard

MATTHEWS, Brian, Benaud: An appreciation, Text Publishing, 388/62, Varun Ghosh

MCCOOEY, David, Star Struck, UWA Publishing, 388/60, Peter Kenneally

MCCREDDEN, Lyn, The Fiction of Tim Winton: Earthed and sacred, Sydney University Press, 392/23, Tony Hughes-d’Aeth

MCDONALD, Neil, with Peter Brune, Valiant for Truth: The life of Chrster Wilmot, war correspondent, NewSouth, 390/27, Kevin Foster

McDONALD, Roger, A Sea-Chase, Vintage, 396/31, Brian Matthews

McGrath, Ann, Illicit Love: Interracial sex and marriage in the United States and Australia, University of Nebraska Press, 390/16, Mark McKenna

MCGUIRE, M.E., Cynthia Nolan: A biography, Melbourne Books, 388/25, Jill Burton

MCKENNA, Mark, From the Edge: Australia’s lost histories, Melbourne University Press, 388/14, Michael Winkler

MCKINNON, Catherine, Storyland, Fourth Estate, 391/32, Doug Wallen

McKNIGHT, Harriet, Rain Birds, Black Inc., 395/31, Gretchen Shirm

MCLENNAN, Cathy, Saltwater, University of Queensland Press, 388/61, Sue Bond

MCMILLAN, Andrew, Strict Rules: The iconic story of the tour that shaped Midnight Oil, Hachette, 391/54, Gareth Hipwell

MCNAB, Duncan, Getting Away With Murder, Vintage Books, 389/55, Robert Reynolds

MENKHORST, Peter et al., The Australian Bird Guide, CSIRO Publishing, 395/49, Richard Noske

MILLER, Alex, The Passage of Love, Allen & Unwin, 396/23, Geordie Williamson

MILLIGAN, Louise, Cardinal: The rise and fall of George Pell, Melbourne University Press, 395/16, Barney Zwartz

MODIANO, Patrick, translated by Euan Cameron, So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighbourhood, Quercus, 394/37, Phoebe Weston-Evans

MONBIOT, George, How Did We Get Into This Mess? Politics, equality, nature, Vero, 393/21, David Schlosberg

MORRISON, Simon, Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian ballet from the rule of the tsars to today, Fourth Estate, 388/35, Lee Christofis

MULDOON, Paul, Selected Poems 1968–2014, Faber Poetry, 394/57, Anthony Lawrence

MURNANE, Gerald, Border Districts, Giramondo, 397/26, Beejay Silcox

MURRAY, Valerie, Flight From the Brothers Grimm: A European-Australian memoir, Books Unleashed, 389/54, Elisabeth Holdsworth

NEILL, Roger, Divas: Mathilde Marchesi and her pupils, NewSouth, 388/37, John Rickard

NGUYEN, Viet Thanh, The Refugees, Corsair, 390/32, Kerryn Goldsworthy

NIALL, Brenda, Can You Hear the Sea? My Grandmother’s Story, Text Publishing, 397/38, Susan Wyndham

NOWRA, Louis, Woolloomooloo: A biography, NewSouth, 391/27, Nicole Abadee

O’REILLY, Nathanael, New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham, UWA Publishing, 390/39, Susan Sheridan

O’ROURKE, P.J., How the Hell did this Happen? The election of 2016, Allen & Unwin, 391/9, James McNamara

ORR, Stephen, Datsunland, Wakefield Press, 392/35, Catherine Noske

PATERSON, Eddie, Redactor, Whitmore Press, 394/58, Joan Fleming

PATRIC, A.S., Atlantic Black, Transit Lounge, 397/29, Kerryn Goldsworthy

PENNY, Laurie, Bitch Doctrine: Essays for dissenting adults, Bloomsbury, 396/22, Suzy Freeman-Greene

PERIČIĆ, Marija, The Lost Pages, Allen & Unwin, 393/38, Shannon Burns

PERLOFF, Marjorie, Edge of Irony: Modernism in the shadow of the Habsburg Empire, University of Chicago, 391/30, Shannon Burns

PERSIAN, Jayne, Beautiful Balts: From displaced persons to new Australians, NewSouth, online only, Francesca Sasnaitis

PETTIFOR, Ann, The Production of Money: How to break the power of bankers, Verso, 392/54, Adrian Walsh

PIERCE, Brett, Beyond the Vapour Trail: The beauty, horror and humour of life: An aid worker’s story, Transit Lounge, 391/42, Katy Gerner

POLITES, Peter, Down the Hume, Hachette, 391/49, Crusader Hillis

PRENDERGAST, Christopher, (ed.), A history of Modern French Literature: From the sixteenth century to the twentieth century, Princeton University Press, 394/55, Colin Nettelbeck

PRESCOTT, Shaun, The Town, The Lifted Brow, 394/36, Shannon Burns

PRESSER, Bram, The Book of Dirt, Text Publishing, 396/30, Anna MacDonald

PURI, Anisa, and Alistair Thomson, Australian Lives: An intimate history, Monash University Publishing, 393/16, Agnes Nieuwenhuizen

RABINOVICH, Itamar, Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, leader, statesman, Yale University Press, 394/45, Danielle Celermajer

RABINYAN, Dorit, translated by Jessica Cohen, All The Rivers, Serpent’s Tail, online only, Ilana Snyder

RACHMAN, Gideon, Easternization: Asia’s rise and America’s decline: From Obama to Trump and beyond, Other Press, 397/47, David Fettling

RAWSON, Jane, From the Wreck, Transit Lounge , 390/31, Fiona Wright

REDFIELD JAMISON, Kay, Robert Lowell: Setting the river on fire: A study of genius, mania and character, Knopf, 394/52, Ian Dickson

RICE, Condoleezza, Democracy: Stories from the long road to freedom, Twelve, 393/22, Mark Chou

ROBERTSON, Eliza, Demi-Gods, Bloomsbury, 397/27, Felicity Plunkett

ROBERTSON, Peter, Radio Astronomers: John Bolton and a new window on the universe, NewSouth, 394/43, Robyn Williams

ROSE, Heather, The Museum of Modern Love, Allen & Unwin, 388/63, Duncan Fardon

ROY, Arundhati, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, Hamish Hamilton, 392/18, Kerryn Goldsworthy

RUBIN SULEIMAN, Susan, The Némirovsky Question: The life, death and legacy of a Jewish writer in 20th-century France, Yale University Press, 391/15, Colin Nettelbeck

SAFRAN, John, Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going rogue with Australian deplorables, 392/26, Johanna Leggatt

SALA, Michael, The Restorer, Text Publishing, 390/33, Blanche Clarke

SANDERS, Jennifer (ed.), Collecting for the Nation: The Australiana fund, NewSouth, 397/71, John Thompson

SAUNDERS, George, Lincoln in the Bardo, Bloomsbury, 389/31, Beejay Silcox

SAYER, Mandy, Australian Gypsies: Their secret history, NewSouth, 397/46, Michael Winkler

SCHILLING, Heinz, translated by Rona Johnston, Martin Luther: Rebel in an age of upheaval, Oxford University Press, 396/10, Morag Fraser

SCHLINK, Bernhard, The Woman on the Stairs, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 389/30, Miriam Cosic

SCHMIDT, Sarah, See What I Have Done, Hachette, 391/49, Anna MacDonald

SCHULTZ, Julianne and Patrick Allington (eds), Griffith Review 55: State of hope, Griffith University/Text Publishing, 392/56, Robert Crocker

SCHWARZ, Alan, ADHD Nation: The disorder, the drugs, the inside story, Hachette, 388/46, Nick Haslam

SCOTT, Kim, Taboo, Picador, 393/35, Tony Hughes-d’Aeth

SCRUTON, Roger, The Ring of Truth, Allen Lane, 388/45, Tim Byrne

SEBBA, Anne, Les Parisiennes: How the women of Paris lived, loved and died in the 1940s, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 390/45, Colin Nettelbeck

SENTILLES, Sarah, Draw Your Weapons, Text Publishing, 393/11, Bernadette Brennan

SERONG, Jock, On the Java Ridge, Text Publishing, 393/36, Miriam Cosic

SHAMSIE, Kamila, Home Fire, Bloomsbury, 395/22, Nicole Abadee

SHIRM, Gretchen, Where the Light Falls, Allen & Unwin, 388/51, Josephine Taylor

SIGMAN, Mariano, The Secret Life of The Mind: How our brain thinks, feels and decides, Williams Collins, 394/44, Nick Haslam

SIMPSON, John, The Word Detective: A life in words, from serendipity to selfie, Little, Brown, 389/59, Bruce Moore

SISMAN, Adam (ed.), Dashing for the Post: The letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor, John Murray, online only, Ian Britain

SMITH, Ali, Autumn, Hamish Hamilton, 388/27, Shannon Burns

SMITH, Pip, Half Wild, Allen & Unwin, 397/40, Anna MacDonald

SPARGO-RYAN, Anna, The Gulf, Picador, 394/39, Josephine Taylor

SPARROW, Jeff, No Way But This: In search of Paul Robeson, Scribe, 390/55, Andrew Fuhrmann

SPOTTS, Frederic, Cursed Legacy: The tragic life of Klaus Mann, Yale University Press (Footprint), 388/43, Evelyn Juers

SPRINGSTEEN, Bruce, Born to Run, Simon & Schuster, 389/66, Varun Ghosh

STEDMAN JONES, Gareth, Karl Marx: Greatness and illusion, Allen Lane, 389/14, Sujatha Fernandes

STEINER, George and Laure Adler, A Long Saturday: Conversations, University of Chicago Press, 397/63, Andrew Fuhrmann

STEPHENS-DAVIDOWITZ, Seth, Everybody Lies: What the internet can tell us about who we really are, Bloomsbury, 396/21, Kirk Graham

STOCKINGS, Craig and John Connor (eds), The Shadow Men: The leaders who shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam, NewSouth, 394/48, Seumas Spark

STOURTON, James, Kenneth Clark: Life, art and civilization, HarperCollins, 390/56, Patrick McCaughey

SYME, Rodney, Time to Die, Melbourne University Publishing, 390/19, Deborah Zion

TAIBBI, Matt, Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus, Penguin, 391/9, James McNamara

TAMPKE, Jürgen, A Perfidious Distortion of History: the Versailles peace treaty and the success of the Nazis, Scribe, 392/22, Miriam Cosic

TAN, Elizabeth, Rubik, Brio, 369/29, Cassandra Atherton

TAPLIN, Jonathan, Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon cornered culture and undermined democracy, Macmillan, online only, Joel Deane

TAYLOR JOHNSON, Heather, Jean Harley Was Here, University of Queensland Press, 391/33, Anna Spargo-Ryan

TAYLOR, Cheryl (ed.), Thea Astley: Selected poems, University of Queensland Press, 396/59, Susan Sheridan

TAYLOR, Rebe, Into the Heart of Tasmania: A search for human antiquity, Melbourne University Press, 391/22, Philip Jones

THAROOR, Shashi, Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India, Scribe, 395/61, Mridula Nath Chakraborty

THOMSON, David, Television: A biography, Thames & Hudson, 389/71, James McNamara

TIFFEN, Rodney, Disposable Leaders: Media and leadership coups from Menzies to Abbott, NewSouth, 390/24, Dennis Altman

TÓIBÍN, Colm, House of Names, Picador, 393/34, Robert Dessaix

TONKIN, Maggie, Fifty: Half a century of Australian dance theatre, Wakefield Press, online only, Lee Christofis

TOVEY, Noel, And Then I Found Me, Magabala Books, 391/45, Dennis Altman

TRENTMANN, Frank, Empire of Things: How we became a world of consumers from the fifteenth century to the twenty-first, Allen Lane, 388/47, Benjamin Madden

TRÜMPI, Fritz, translated by Kenneth Kronenberg, The Political Orchestra: The Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics during the Third Reich, University of Chicago Press, 392/67, Michael Morley

TRUONG, Marcelino, translated by David Homel, Such a Lovely Little War: Saigon 1961 – 63, NewSouth, 392/51, Dilan Gunawardana

TYNAN, Elizabeth, Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga story, NewSouth, 389/23, Danielle Clode

VAROUFAKIS, Yanis, Adults in the Room: My battle with Europe’s deep establishment, The Bodley Head, 393/24, Simon Tormey

WALSH, Richard, Reboot: A democracy makeover to empower Australia’s voters, Melbourne University Press, 394/33, Shaun Crowe

WATSON, Anne, the Poisoned Chalice: Peter Hall and the Sydney Opera House, OpusSOH, 396/47, Andrew Montana

WATSON, Don (compiler), A Single Tree: Voices from the bush, Hamish Hamilton, 388/13, Angelo Loukakis

WATT, Paul, Ernest Newman: A critical biography, The Boydell Press, 396/44, Michael Shmith

WEARNE, Alan, These Things Are Real, Giramondo, 397/59, Peter Kenneally

WEBB, Robert, How Not To Be A Boy, Canongate, 397/40, James McNamara

WHISH-WILSON, David, Old Scores, Fremantle Press, 388/63, Dean Biron

WHITE, R.S., Shakespeare’s Cinema of Love: A study in genre and influence, Manchester University Press, 392/63, David McInnis

WILLIAMS, Mark (ed.), A History of New Zealand Literature, Cambridge University Press, 390/10, Elizabeth McMahon

WILLIAMSON, Geordie (ed.), The Best Australian Essays 2016, Black Inc., 389/22, Glyn Davis

WILSON, A.N., Charles Darwin: Victorian mythmaker, John Murray, 397/22, Danielle Clode

WILSON, Josephine, Extinctions, UWA Publishing, 388/28, Gillian Dooley

WINDSOR, Gerard, The Tempest-Tossed Church: Being a Catholic today, NewSouth, 390/21, Michael McGirr

WOHLLEBEN, Peter, translated by Jane Billinghurst, The Inner Life of Animals: Love, grief and compassion – surprising observations of a hidden world, Bodley Head, online only, Ben Brooker

WOMERSLEY, Chris, City of Crows, Picador, 395/63, David Whish-Wilson

WOOD, Charlotte (ed.), The Best Australian Stories 2016, Black Inc., 388/26, Kerryn Goldsworthy

WOOLFE, Sue, Do You Love Me Or What?, Simon & Schuster, 389/32, Jane Sullivan

YOUNG, Ashleigh, Can You Tolerate This?:Personal essays, Giramondo, 394/56, Mark Williams

ZIEGLER, Edith M. (ed.), Darling Mother, Darling Son: The letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne, 1929–1972, NewSouth and Sydney Living Museums, online only, John Thompson

ZISIN, Nevo, Finding Nevo, Black Dog Books, 392/50, Crusader Hillis

 

2017 Features Index

ABR Arts

ABR Arts reviews can be read here

 

Arts commentary

GOLVAN, Colin, ‘A win for Namatjira’, 397/72

GOLVAN, Colin, ‘The Copyright of Albert Namatjira’, 390/18

SHMITH, Michael, Why I Quit as Opera Critic of The Age, online only

Dance

CHRISTOFIS, Lee, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (The Australian Ballet), 395/71

CHRISTOFIS, Lee, Woolf Works and a Winter’s Tale (The Royal Ballet), online only

CHRISTOFIS, Lee, Lord of the Flies (New Adventures/Re:Bourne), online only

CHRISTOFIS, Lee, Faster (The Australian Ballet), online only

Festivals

BROOKER, Ben, The Sound of Falling Stars (Adelaide Cabaret Festival), 393/71

COWLEY, Des, 2017 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues (Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues), online only

COWLEY, Des, 2017 Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF), online only

COWLEY, Des, Jazz Greats Weekend at Monash (Monash Academy of Performing Arts), online only

GRUBER, Fiona, The Age of Bones (AsiaTOPA), 390/63

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, Satan Jawa (AsiaTOPA), 390/61

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, 2017 Melbourne Festival (Melbourne Festival), online only

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, Dark Mofo (MONA), online only

MORLEY, Michael, Adelaide Festival, 390/51

Film

BYRNE, Tim, Lion (Transmission Films), 389/67

BYRNE, Tim, Silence (Transmission), 390/58

CRAWFORD, Anwen, A Quiet Passion (Palace Films), 393/67

CRAWFORD, Anwen, A United Kingdom (Transmission Films), 388/42

CRAWFORD, Anwen, Berlin Syndrome (Entertainment One), 391/56

CRAWFORD, Anwen, God’s Own Country (Rialto Distribution), 395/66

CRAWFORD, Anwen, Manchester by the Sea (Universal Pictures),390/60

CRAWFORD, Anwen, The Killing of a Sacred Deer (Madman Films), 397/70

CRAWFORD, Anwen, Things to Come (Palace Films), 392/64

DUNK, James, Land of Mine (Palace Films), 391/60

GOLDSMITH, Andrea, Denial (Entertainment One), 391/59

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, The Disaster Artist (Roadshow Films), online only

HARRIS, Lauren Carroll, Wonder Wheel (Entertainment One), online only

HARRIS, Lauren Carroll, Three Summers (Transmission Films), online only

KAGAN, Dion, Tom of Finland (Palace Films), online only

MCFARLANE, Brian, My Cousin Rachel (Fox Searchlight), online only

MENEGHELLO, Nadia, The Sense of an Ending (Roadshow Films), online only

MONAGHAN, Whitney, Moonlight (Roadshow Films), online only

NETTE, Andrew, Jasper Jones (Madman Films), 389/68

OCHOA, Gabriel Garcia, Neruda (Palace Films), online only

SASNAITIS, Francesca, On Chesil Beach (Palace Cinemas), 397/67

SASNAITIS, Francesca, Song to Song (Roadshow Films), 396/71

SASNAITIS, Francesca, The King’s Choice (Palace Films), 394/67

SEPEHRI, Darius, Loving Vincent (Madman Entertainment), online only

SILCOX, Beejay, I Am Not Your Negro (Madman Entertainment), 396/69

SMITH, Barnaby, Namatjira Project (Umbrella Entertainment), 395/67

SMITH, Barnaby, Whiteley (Transmission Films), 392/58

WILSON, Jake, The Lost City of Z (StudioCanal), 394/63

WINDSOR, Harry, Suburbicon (Roadshow Films), online only

WINDSOR, Harry, Blade Runner 2049 (Sony Pictures), online only

WINDSOR, Harry, Mother! (Paramount Pictures), online only

WINDSOR, Harry, A Monster Calls (Entertainment One), online only

Music

BARMBY, David, Turangalîla-Symphonie (Australian World Orchestra), online only

BYRNE, Tim, Que Reste t’il (Arts Centre Melbourne), online only

COWLEY, Des, Travelling Tales (fortyfivedownstairs), online only

COWLEY, Des, The Usefulness of Art (fortyfivedownstairs), online only

FRASER, Morag, Das Lied von der Erde (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), 393/62

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, The Long String Instrument (The Substation and Liquid Architecture), online only

LARKIN, David, Hong Kong Philharmonic with Jaap van Zweden (Hong Kong Philharmonic), online only

LARKIN, David, András Schiff: ‘The Last Sonatas’ (Kajimoto), online only

MENZ, Christopher, Angela Hewitt (Musica Viva), 392/66

ROSE, Peter, Maxim Vengerov (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), 390/60

SZABÓ, Zoltán, Rachel Podger and the OAE (Musica Viva), online only

SZABÓ, Zoltán, Sibelius & Mahler (Sydney Symphony Orchestra), online only

SZABÓ, Zoltán, Yuja Wang plays Beethoven (Sydney Symphony Orchestra), online only

SZABÓ, Zoltán, Pelléas et Mélisande (Sydney Symphony Orchestra), online only

ZWARTZ, Barney, Maria Callas Live (Warner Classics Erato), online only

Opera

ALLISON, John, Otello (Royal Opera House), online only

APPLEBY, Rosalind, Lucia di Lammermoor (WA Opera), online only

DICKSON, Ian, Norma (Metropolitan Opera), online only

DICKSON, Ian, The Rape of Lucretia (Sydney Chamber Opera / Victorian Opera), online only

DOOLEY, Gillian, Eugene Onegin/Orpheus Underground (Co-Opera/Various People Inc), online only

HALLIWELL, Michael, Hamlet (Glyndebourne Opera), 393/63

HALLIWELL, Michael, Coronation of Poppea (Pinchgut Opera), online only

HALLIWELL, Michael, La Bohème (Opera Australia), online only

HOLDSWORTH, Rob, Roberto Devereux (Melbourne Opera), online only

JACKSON, Alastair, Cav-and-Pag (Opera Australia), 392/61

JACKSON, Alastair, La Bohème and Die Zauberflote (Royal Opera House), online only

JACKSON, Alastair, Cunning Little Vixen (Victorian Opera), online only

LARKIN, David, King Roger (Opera Australia), 389/69

MENZ, Christopher, Parsifal (Opera Australia), 394/60

ROSE, Peter, De Ring des Nibelungen (Opera Australia), 388/39

ROSE, Peter, Thaïs (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), online only

ROSE, Peter, Thais (Opera Australia), online only

ROSE, Peter, La Sonnambula (Victorian Opera), online only

ROSE, Peter, Tis Pity (Victorian Opera), online only

Television and Games

FLYNN, Chris, Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerilla Games/Sony Entertainment), 391/61

FLYNN, Chris, The Walking Dead: A new frontier (Telltale Games), 391/61

FLYNN, Chris, What Remains of Edith Finch / Little Nightmares (Giant Sparrow / Tarsier Games), online only

MCNAMARA, James, The Crown (Netflix), 388/38

Theatre

BRENNAN, Bernadette, The Testament of Mary (Sydney Theatre Company), 389/62

BROOKER, Ben, 1984 (State Theatre Company of South Australia), 392/70

BROOKER, Ben, Macbeth (State Theatre Company of South Australia), 395/70

BYRNE, Tim, Merrily We Roll Along (Watch This), online only

BYRNE, Tim, Shrine (fortyfivedownstairs), online only

BYRNE, Tim, Awakening (MUST/fortyfivedownstairs), online only

DICKSON, Ian, Chimerica (Sydney Theatre Company), 390/59

DICKSON, Ian, Cloud Nine (Sydney Theatre Company), 393/68

DICKSON, Ian, Ghosts (Belvoir St Theatre), 396/68

DICKSON, Ian, The Bleeding Tree (Sydney Theatre Company), 391/55

DICKSON, Ian, Three Sisters (Sydney Theatre Company), 397/66

DICKSON, Ian, Kindertransport (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), online only

DICKSON, Ian, This Much Is True (Red Line Productions), online only

DICKSON, Ian, Mark Colvin’s Kidney (Belvoir St Theatre), online only

DICKSON, Ian, Away (Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre), online only

FUHRMANN, Andrew, John (Melbourne Theatre Company), 390/62

FUHRMANN, Andrew, Shakespeare: The complete works (Decca), 389/65

FUHRMANN, Andrew, The Real and Imagined History of Elephant Man (Malthouse Theatre Company), 394/65

FUHRMANN, Andrew, Three Little Words (Melbourne Theatre Company), 392/65

FUHRMANN, Andrew, Waiting for Godot (Wits' End / Eleventh Hour Theatre), online only

FUHRMANN, Andrew, Macbeth (Melbourne Theatre Company), online only

FUHRMANN, Andrew, Little Emperors (Malthouse Theatre), online only

GOLDSMITH, Andrea, The Merchant of Venice (Bell Shakespeare), 394/61

GRUBER, Fiona, American Song (Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre), 396/67

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, Trainspotting (In Your Face Theatre), 391/57

GUNAWARDANA, Dilan, A Trip to Spain (Madman Entertainment), online only

HALLIWELL, Michael, Woyzeck in Winter (Landmark Productions / Galway International Arts Festival), online only

LEA, Bronwyn, Noises Off (Queensland Theatre and Melbourne Theatre Company), 393/70

LEA, Bronwyn, Scenes from a Marriage (Queensland Theatre), 397/69

LEVER, Susan, Richard 3 (Bell Shakespeare), 390/50

LEVER, Susan, The Father (Sydney Theatre Company and Melbourne Theatre Company), 395/68

LEVER, Susan, Muriel's Wedding: The Musical (Sydney Theatre Company/Global Creatures), online only

MCLEOD, Andrew, Apologia (Trafalgar Studios), online only

MIDDLETON, Carol, Minnie & Liraz (Melbourne Theatre Company), 392/71

ROSE, Peter, L'amante anglaise by Marguerite Duras (La Mama Theatre and fortyfivedownstairs), online only

ROSS, Dina, The Realistic Joneses (Red Stitch), online only

SULLIVAN, Jane, Ink, 394/65

VAN SCHILT, Stephanie, Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre), online only

Visual Arts

CHRISTOFIS, Lee, Letter From Paris (Centre Pompidou, Museum of Art and History of Judaism, Palais Garnier), 390/53

CLARK, Jane, Not As The Songs of Other Lands (Ian Potter Museum of Art), 391/63

ENNIS, Helen, Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium (Art Gallery of NSW), online only

GASCOIGNE, Hester, Nude: Art from the Tate collection (Art Gallery of NSW), online only

GRANT, Sally, On Country (The Metropolitan Museum), 396/65

HILL, Peter, Van Gogh and the Seasons (National Gallery of Victoria), 392/59

KNEZIC, Sophie, Del Kathryn Barton, Louise Paramor, Helen Maudsley, and Gareth Sansom (NGV Australia), online only

KNEZIC, Sophie, Philippe Parreno: Thenabouts (ACMI), online only

MARTIN-CHEW, Louise, Gerhard Richter: The life of images (QAGOMA), online only

MCCAUGHEY, Patrick, Giacometti (Tate Modern), 393/66

MENZ, Christopher, Versailles: Treasures from the Palace and A History of the World in 100 Objects (National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia), 388/33

MENZ, Christopher, On the Origin of Art (MONA), 398/63

SASNAITIS, Francesca, In Cahoots: artists collaborate across Country (Fremantle Arts Centre), online only

SHMITH, Michael, Opera: Passion, Power and Politics (Victoria and Albert Museum / Royal Opera House), online only

ZDANOWICZ, Irena, Fred Williams in the You Yangs (Geelong Gallery), 396/64

Commentary

EDELE, Mark, ‘A century after 1917: Why should you care about the Russian Revolution?’, 395/10

FRASER, Morag, ‘The irreplaceable: A tribute to John Clarke (1948–2017)’, 391/52

JONES, Philip, ‘Among the Trees’, 395/33

MCKIBBIN, Ross, ‘Whatever it takes: A chronicle of failure and deceit in the Chilcot Report’, 389/11

OCHOA, Gabriel García, ‘The City of Palaces’, 388/20

PENDER, Kieran, ‘When sport and politics collide’, 397/19

REID, Susan, ‘Adani and the Galilee Basin’, 395/29

ROSE, Peter, ‘The same-sex marriage debate’, 394/2

ROSE, Peter, ‘Victory for marriage-equality’, 396/9

WESTON-EVANS, Phoebe, ‘Letter from Paris’, 392/15

WINTER, Jay, ‘Inga Clendinnen: An Appreciation’, 389/24

Fellowships

HOLDSWORTH, Elisabeth, ‘If This Is a Jew: Progressive Judaism around the world’, 396/49

JOHNSON, Marguerite, ‘Picnic and Hanging Rock fifty years on’, ABR Gender Fellowship Essay, 397/49

JONES, Philip, ‘Beyond Songlines’, ABR Patrons’ Fellowship Essay, 394/21

ORR, Stephen, ‘Ambassadors from Another Time’, ABR Eucalypt Fellowship Essay, 395/52

Fiction

ALVER, Stevi-Lee, ‘Contributory Negligence’, online only

GETHINS, Marie, ‘The Fog Harvester’, online only

CHIDGEY, Catherine, ‘The Man I Should Have Married’, online only

Prizes

Calibre Essay Prize

ADAMS, Michael, ‘Salt Blood’, 392/27

SEPEHRI, Darius, ‘To Speak of Sorrow’, 393/53

Peter Porter Poetry Prize

DZERIGIAN, Ronald ‘Four Egrets’, 389/38

KLEE, Louis, ‘Sentence to Lilacs’, 389/41

LAWRENCE, Anthony, ‘Laika’, 389/39

O’BRIEN, Damen, ‘pH’, 389/42

PHILLIPS, Michael Lee, ‘Drone’, 389/37

SAUNDERS, Jen, ‘The Snow Lies Deep’, 389/38

TU, Jessie, ‘and it is what it is’, 389/40

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

AMERENA, Dominic, ‘The Leaching Layer’, 393/27

CURTIS, Lauren Aimee, ‘Butter’, 393/39

ROBERTSON, Eliza, ‘Pheidippides’, 393/44

Interviews

Publisher of the Month

ADLER, Louise, 393/65

GALASSI, Jonathan, 389/72

HEYWARD, Michael, 388/53

McGUINNESS, Phillipa, 391/50

ROSENBLOOM, Henry, 392/49

WALSH, Richard, 394/68

Open Page

DAY, Gregory, 393/72

HAY, Ashley, 390/64

MAHOOD, Kim, 388/64

McDONALD, Roger, 396/72

NOWRA, Louis, 391/64

WILSON, Josephine, 395/72

Poet of the Month

HETHERINGTON, Paul, 390/40

LEA, Bronwyn, 389/46

Critic of the Month

FRASER, Morag, 392/72

PLUNKETT, Felicity, 390/28

Poetry

Poems

BISHOP, Judith, ‘The New Maps Keep a Weather Eye’, 395/27

BRIGLEY THOMPSON, Zoe, ‘Swan’, 397/48

DEWALD, Jay, ‘[sanctum sanctorum our windowless attic...]’, 393/26

DEWEESE, Christopher, ‘I was the greatest art potter’, 391/43

DOUGAN, Lucy, ‘Art Detective’, 394/41

FARRELL, Michael, ‘Liked In Prison’, 392/17

FLEMING, Joan, ‘Imprints of Water’, 396/35

HETHERINGTON, Paul, ‘Ship’, 390/17

KOCHER, Shari, ‘Back Door with Snow’, 392/62

LEA, Bronwyn, ‘Zeitgeist’, 391/19

MEAD, Philip, ‘Ithaca Road’, 397/24

ROSE, Peter, ‘Attention, Please’, 395/19

WELSON, Annamaria, ‘ghost flock’, 396/24

ZWICKY, Fay, ‘Little Fly’, 393/15

States of Poetry

NB the poems listed below are a selection from the States of Poetry anthologies which appeared in print. The complete anthologies can be found and read online here: Series One and Series Two

BARNES, Stuart, ‘Black Cockatoos’, 388/57

BOBIS, Merlinda, ‘Lucy afloat’, 392/48

BROCK, Steve, ‘dreaming with Ted Berrigan’, 389/50

CRONIN, MTC, ‘The World’s Yard’, 388/57

EBERHARD, Adrienne, ‘kangaroo grass’, 390/42

FOGARTY, Lionel, ‘Jealousy of the Undertow/Tombstone’, 388/56

FOULCHER, John, ‘Mark, Pauline and Me’, 392/48

HETHERINGTON, Graeme, ‘Bill and Gwen’, 390/43

HOLLAND-BATT, Sarah ‘Lapis Lazuli/Sketches from the Nile’, 388/57

KENNEALLY, Cath, ‘A Rich Full Life’, 389/50,

KNIGHT, Karen, ‘Where am I?’, 390/43

LEIGH KOCH, Jules, ‘Eulogy’, 389/51

NICHOLAS, Louise, ‘Roget’s Thesaurus’, 389/51

OWEN, Jan, ‘String says’, 389/50

OXLEY, Louise, ‘Reply from the Women of Tangier’, 390/41

PAGE, Geoff, ‘Patriotism’, 392/47

REED-GILBERT, Kerry, ‘Wiradjuri country’, 392/47

SHEPHERDSON, Nathan, ‘statements to forget when remembered’, 388/58

SMITH, Melinda, ‘What you get when you search for silence’, 392/46

SYMES, Dominic, ‘Poem for A’, 389/49

THORNE, Tim, ‘Waking’, 390/42

UNIKOWSKI, Isi, ‘Still Life’, 392/48

VAN NEERVEN, Ellen, ‘Chips’, 388/56

WILLIAMS, Jane, ‘On World Heart Day’, 390/44

Reading Australia

NB all the essays published as part of ABR's collaboration with Reading Australia can be read here

GOLDSWORTHY, Kerryn, ‘Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North’, 391/35

Surveys

Arts Highlights of the Year

ALLISON, John, 396/38

APPLEBY, Rosalind, 396/38

ARCHER, Robyn, 396/38

BROOKER, Ben, 396/38

BYRNE, Tim, 396/38

CHRISTOFIS, Lee, 396/38

COWLEY, Des, 396/38

CRAWFORD, Anwen, 396/38

DICKSON, Ian, 396/38

FORD, Andrew, 396/38

FRASER, Morag, 396/38

GOLDSMITH, Andrea, 396/38

GRYBOWSKI, Tony, 396/38

HALLIWELL, Michael, 396/38

LEVER, Susan, 396/38

MCFARLANE, Brian, 396/38

MENZ, Christopher, 396/38

ROSE, Peter, 396/38

SCHOFIELD, Leo, 396/38

SHMITH, Michael, 396/38

SIMMONDS, Diana, 396/38

SZABO, Zoltan, 396/38

WILLIAMS, Kim , 396/38

WINDSOR, Harry, 396/38

YEOMAN, Will, 396/38

ZWARTZ, Barney, 396/38

Books of the Year

ALLINGTON, Patrick, 397/30

BONGIORNO, Frank, 397/30

BRENNAN, Bernadette, 397/30

BURNS, Shannon, 397/30

DAVIS, Glyn, 397/30

DAY, Gregory, 397/30

DE KRETSER, Michelle, 397/30

EDELE, Mark, 397/30

FITZPATRICK, Sheila, 397/30

FRASER, Morag, 397/30

FREEMAN-GREENE, Suzy, 397/30

GILES, Paul, 397/30

GOLDSWORTHY, Kerryn , 397/30

GRIFFITHS, Tom, 397/30

HAWKE, John, 397/30

HOLLAND-BATT, Sarah, 397/30

HUGHES-D'AETH, Tony, 397/30

HUHRMANN, Andrew, 397/30

JONES, Jill, 397/30

JOSE, Nicholas , 397/30

LAKE, Marilyn, 397/30

LEA, Bronwyn, 397/30

LEY, James, 397/30

MACDONALD, Anna , 397/30

MCCOOEY, David, 397/30

MCNAMARA, James, 397/30

NIALL, Brenda, 397/30

NOSKE, Catherine, 397/30

PLUNKETT, Felicity, 397/30

SHERIDAN, Susan, 397/30

SILCOX, Beejay, 397/30

SULLIVAN, Jane, 397/30

WALTER, James, 397/30

WEBB, Jen, 397/30

WILLIAMSON, Geordie, 397/30

WRIGHT, Fiona, 397/30

WYNDHAM, Susan, 397/30

Environment Issue

ADAMS, Michael, 395/42

ATKINSON, Alan, 395/42

BRADLEY, James, 395/42

CLODE, Danielle, 395/42

CUNNINGHAM, Sophie, 395/42

GAYNOR, Andrea, 395/42

HAY, Ashley, 395/42

HOLLAND-BATT, Sarah, 395/42

HUGES-D'AETH, Tony, 395/42

JONES, Philip, 395/42

KARSKENS, Grace, 395/42

KINSELLA, John, 395/42

MAHOOD, Kim, 395/42

SCOTT, Kim, 395/42

TAYLOR, Rebe, 395/42

THOMAS, Martin, 395/42