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Seen & Heard - Reviews February

Posted February 16, 2013

Book reviews and author interviews that we've seen and heard here and there
 
The Australian
Far from the Tree: A Dozen Kinds of Love

by Andrew Solomon


REVIEW ONLINE
Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan

by William Dalrymple


REVIEW ONLINE
By the Book: A Reader's Guide to Life

by Ramona Koval


OPINION
Tenth of December

by George Saunders


OPINION

 
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Rainbow Troops

by Andrea Hirata


REVIEW ONLINE
My First Wife

by Jakob Wassermann


REVIEW ONLINE
Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy

by Douglas Smith


REVIEW ONLINE
Twilight of the Romanovs: A Photographic Odyssey Across Imperial Russia

by Philipp Blom & Veronica Buckley


REVIEW ONLINE

 
The Sydney Morning Herald
The China Breakthrough: Whitlam in the Middle Kingdom, 1971

by Billy Griffiths


REVIEW ONLINE

ABC RADIO INTERVIEW
Australia and China at 40

edited by James Reilly & Jingdong Yuan


REVIEW ONLINE
Party Time: Who Runs China and How

by Rowan Callick



ABC RADIO INTERVIEW
A Parting Shot: Shelling of Australia by Japanese Submarines 1942

by Terry Jones and Steven Carruthers


REVIEW ONLINE

 
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Midnight Dress

by Karen Foxlee


REVIEW ONLINE
Love Is a Canoe

by Ben Schrank

Ten Things I've Learnt About Love

by Sarah Butler

Belomor

by Nicolas Rothwell


REVIEW ONLINE

 
The Sydney Morning Herald
POETRY: 1953

by Geoff Page


REVIEW ONLINE
Power + Colour: New Painting from the Corrigan Collection of 21st Century Aboriginal Art

by Jane Raffan


REVIEW ONLINE
Walter Lindesay Richardson MD: A Victorian Seeker

by Bruce Steele

They Sang Like Kangaroos: Australia's 'Tinpot Navy' in the Great War

by Anthony Delano


 
ABC Radio National
The Dunbar Case: Cliff Hardy #37

by Peter Corris


REVIEW ONLINE
Cat and Fiddle

by Lesley Jorgensen


REVIEW ONLINE
Inside The Centre: The Life of J. Robert Oppenheimer

by Ray Monk


REVIEW ONLINE
Norman Haire and the Study of Sex

by Diana Wyndham


REVIEW ONLINE

 
Sydney Review of Books
FICTION: Questions of Travel

by Michelle de Kretser


REVIEW ONLINE
FICTION: Street to Street

by Brian Castro


REVIEW ONLINE
POETRY: The World Last Night

by MTC Cronin


REVIEW ONLINE
ESSAYS: The Burning Library

by Geordie Williamson


REVIEW ONLINE

 
The Australian
FICTION: Harland's Half Acre

by David Malouf


REVIEW ONLINE
On the Abolition of All Political Parties

by Simone Weil


REVIEW ONLINE
How Music Works

by David Byrne


REVIEW ONLINE
Titian: His Life

by Sheila Hale


REVIEW ONLINE

 
FICTION: The Rosie Project

by Graeme Simsion


ABC Radio Interview

SMH Interview

SMH Review
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

by Jared Diamond


SMH REVIEW ONLINE


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