e-books

Griffith Review is delighted to offer you a variety of e-books.

Some add to and amplify Griffith Review editions, including Notes from the FrontierTime for a New ConsensusNew Asia Now – Volume 2, Cultural Solutions: Notes from the Front, Pacific Highways – Volume 2 and When We Were Kings from The Way We Work.

Others are stand alone pieces like The Writers Prize 2015 finalist essays, Melbourne Prize for Literature; Pat Hoffie’s illustrated meditation on creating art in Timor–Leste, Confessions of Cultural Guilt; or Chris Sarra’s inspirational Griffith Review Annual Lecture, Beyond Victims: the challenge of leadership.

We’ve also created a series of multimedia essays on the Atavist platform:

Lesley Synge gives an account of the campaign waged by local residents to protect the charm and biodiversity of Maleny, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, from industrial development.

Meredith McKinney revisits her journal entries from April 2011, when she returned to Japan after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami that devasted Japan’s north-east coast.

Chris Johnston remembers a haunting at Goodwood Park Hotel, and explores how our memories of places and events can imbue them with mystery and wonder.

Ashley Kalagian Blunt
searches for an understanding of how the Armenian Genocide intersects with her life, and the lives of the almost eight million diaspora.

Nadia Wheatley
travels to Germany to visit the site of the infamous Belsen concentration camp, to understand the role her English father had there as a chief medical officer immediately after the Second World War.

Pat Hoffie
road trips to Bimblebox in central Queensland, and documents how the mining industry has realigned land and people throughout a country of ancient myth, modern legend and contemporary settlement.

Ben Stubbs visits the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the hundredth anniversary of Australia’s ‘first victory’ of World War I – the battle of the HMAS Sydney and the SMS Emden.

Julianne Schultz discusses the importance of culture and its uses, and how it influences our notion of contemporary Australian identity.

Aaron Corn explores the centrality of song in the law and education of the Yolngu people of Arnhem Land, and how Indigenous culture can transcend place.


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