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Angels of Breath. "Portrait in Skin" by Kevin Brophy" and "The Islanders" by Andrew Sant. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-03)
There is a story that when the saxophonist John Coltrane remarked to his bandleader Miles Davis that he didn't know how to make his solos shorter, the trumpeter replied, 'Take the instrument out of your mouth'. Knowing ...
Dead Certs. "The Best Australian Poems 2003" by Peter Craven (ed) and "The Best Australian Poetry 2003" by Martin Duwell (ed). [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-12)
There is no need to choose between either "The Best Australian Poetry 2003" or "The Best Australian Poems 2003"; they are both essential. One can only hope that these series will flourish for many years. Some of the poems ...
Out There. "Text Thing" and "Dear Deliria: New and Selected Poems" by Pam Brown. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-06)
It is a Pam Brown moment when, flicking through her "Dear Deliria", McCooey reads of 'historic butter sculptures' and hears at the same time David Bowie on the stereo singing 'yak-butter statues'. It's a Pam Brown moment ...
Terrible Gifts. "Out of Darkness: A Memoir" by Zoltan Torey. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-09)
The ‘secret’ world of the blind person is one that this autobiography goes to considerable efforts to make real to the sighted person. In this respect, an autobiography of a blind person is almost a paradigm for autobiography ...