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Review of 'Adnyamathanha Ngawarla'
(Adelaide Review, 2008-04)
Review of the facsimile handwritten Adnyamathanha language book 'Adnyamathanha Ngawarla' by Lily Neville
Review of 'Sir Ronald Wilson: A Matter of Conscience' by Antonio Buti.
(Adelaide Review, 2007-09-28)
Review of Antonio Buti's biography 'Sir Ronald Wilson: A Matter of Conscience'.
"Women on the Rocks: A Tale of Two Convicts" by Kristin Williamson. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2004-01)
In "Women on the Rocks", Kristin Williamson has created a novel from scraps of historical fact concerning two female convicts: Mary Jones, who arrived in Sydney in 1820, and Maria Wilkinson, alias Jane New, who was sent ...
Review of 'Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear'
(Adelaide Review, 2008-07)
Review of the Sydney PEN 3 Voices Collection, 'Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear' by Alexis Wright, Gideon Haigh and Christos Tsiolkas, with an introduction by J.M. Coetzee
"Civil Rights: How Indigenous Australians Won Formal Equality" by John Chesterman. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2005-09-16)
John Chesterman’s book "Civil Rights" reinforces the message that ‘rights talk’ is often of little practical use. The symbolism is important but having the right to equality is in itself a passive concept.
Review of 'Women Housing Women'
(Adelaide Review, 2006-05-05)
Review of 'Women Housing Women: The First 25 Years of the Women's Housing Association Inc.'
"The Marsh Birds" by Eva Sallis. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2005-07-22)
"The Marsh Birds" is the heartbreaking story of a young Iraqi, Dhurgham al-Samarra who gets caught up in Australia’s immigration system.
"Ash Rain" by Corrie Hosking. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2004-04)
"Ash Rain" is a strong, beautiful novel about troubled and wonderful people who brim with vitality. Hosking has managed that unusual and winning combination, poetic evocative prose with a compelling narrative. The story ...
Review of 'Catalyst'
(Adelaide Review, 2006-03-10)
Review of 'Catalyst: The Power of the Media and the Public to Make Change' by Madonna King.
Review of 'Shakespeare: The Life'
(Adelaide Review, 2006-04-21)
Review of Peter Ackroyd's biography of William Shakespeare