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Criticism: Patrick White's legacy: The critics weigh in
Cynthia vanden Driesen and Bill Ashcroft, eds. Patrick White Centenary: The Legacy of a Prodigal Son. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. 511 pp. £57.99. ISBN 978-1-4438-6040-6
Carolyn Bliss, University of Utah

Fiction: The Vladimir Nabokov book club
Gail Jones. A Guide to Berlin. Sydney: Vintage Books Australia, 2015. 262 pp. $32.99. ISBN 978-0-85798-815-7
Katy Crane, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fiction: Growing up in murky water
Tony Birch. Ghost River. St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2015. 294 pp. A$29.95. ISBN: 978-0-7022-5377-5
Eric-Alain Parker, Daytona State College

Fiction: Idealism and guns
Wendy Scarfe. Hunger Town. Mile End, SA: Wakefield Press, 2014. 454 pp. A$29.95. ISBN: 978-1-74305-336-2
Victoria Avery, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fiction: In the quiet company of a dreamer
Felix Calvino. Alfonso. Melbourne: Arcadia, 2013. 117 pp. A$22.95. ISBN: 978-1-925003-20-8
Jennifer Popa, Austin, TX

Poetry: A poetry mixed bag
Adrian Caesar. Dark Cupboards New Rooms. London: Shoestring Press, 2014. 78 pp. £9.00. ISBN 978-1-910323-01-4
Carolyn Stice, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Poetry: Careful clarities
Simon West. The Ladder. Glebe, NSW: Puncher and Wattmann, 2015. 57 pp. A$25.00. ISBN: 978-1-92218-676-8
Dan Disney, Sogang University, Seoul

Poetry: Undernotes of Desire
Cassandra Atherton. Exhumed. Wollongong, NSW: Grand Parade Poets, 2015. 86 pp. A$21.95. ISBN 9-780987-129192
Dan Disney, Sogang University, Seoul

Poetry: A precious gift
Christine Townend. Walking with Elephants. Woodford: Island Press, 2015. 94 pp. A$20.00. ISBN 978-0-909771-90-4
Airica Parker, Colorado State University

Nonfiction: Missed opportunities in Myanmar
Lydia Laube. From Burma to Myanmar: On the Road to Mandalay. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2015. 166 pp. A$24.95. ISBN 978-1-74305-392-8
Natalie Taylor, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Children's Literature: A zoo is not a zoo, or, Ecopoetics for children
Mark Riordan. The Poetry of Queensland: B. J. P. Burnsyde Anthology, Book Six. Illustrations by Bailie Reichardt. Middletown, DE: CreateSpace, 2016. 76 pp. $16.95. ISBN 978-1-52332-417-0
U. S. Dhuga, Toronto, Canada