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The passion of Andrew Sullivan. The alpha and omega of Patrick White. The lost masterpiece of Australian literature. The dying words of an art critic.

Books and Blogs 2012: favourites

The passion of Andrew Sullivan. The alpha and omega of Patrick White. The lost masterpiece of Australian literature. The dying words of an art critic.

The drawings: Executor of White's estate, Barbara Mobbs; also, Nick Jones and Craig Sherborne.

A drawing a day: Stories of Patrick White and the Mobbs

The drawings: Executor of White's estate, Barbara Mobbs; also, Nick Jones and Craig Sherborne.

The drawing: Young Patrick before the craggy face; his sensational first novel, Happy Valley, back in print.

A drawing a day: The fevered beauty of Patrick White’s debut novel

The drawing: Young Patrick before the craggy face; his sensational first novel, Happy Valley, back in print.

A portrait of David Malouf for Christmas

This Christmas, be very nice to yourself or someone you want to impress. Here is my limited edition hand-coloured linocut portrait of David Malouf, which appears on the cover of the latest Australian Book Review (Dec 11 – Jan 12). I should’ve started flogging this earlier except that I quite forgot — the post-holiday cascading […]

How to make a portrait (of Patrick White)

I’ve become reconciled to this blog as being the soft option, when we need to turn away. In Neil Finn’s deathless lyric: “in the paper today / tales of war and of waste / but you turn right over to the T.V. page.” Culture Mulcher, the TV page of Crikey blogs. (Albeit with an unreliable […]