New publications [review of “Hits! Skits! and Jingles!” by W. T. Goodge, 11 June 1899]

[Editor: This review of Hits! Skits! and Jingles!, by W. T. Goodge, was published in Truth (Sydney), 11 June 1899.] New publications. Hits, Skits and Jingles; W. T. Goodge. “Bulletin” Newspaper Publishing Company. There are perhaps few better known journalists in New South Wales than Mr. W. T. Goodge, the genial and gifted “Colonel” of […]

Story of the Eureka Stockade: Narrative by one of Lalor’s captains [review, 15 January 1948]

[Editor: A review of The Story of the Eureka Stockade (1947?) by John Lynch. Published in the “Book reviews” section of The Advocate, 15 January 1948.] Story of the Eureka Stockade Narrative by one of Lalor’s captains The only account of the Eureka Stockade written by an active participant, apart from Peter Lalor’s own narrative […]

A real Australian story book [review of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, 24 November 1918]

[Editor: A review of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (by May Gibbs), included in the “The Bookman” column. Published in The Sunday Times, 24 November 1918.] A real Australian story book Here we have the most delightful kiddies’ book ever published in Australia; and for it thousands of youngsters of to-day and to-morrow will surely rise up […]

Have You Read? Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (May Gibbs) [review, 16 November 1918]

[Editor: A review of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (by May Gibbs), included in the “Have You Read?” column. Published in The World’s News, 16 November 1918.] Have you read? Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (May Gibbs). In this very charming book, “all about two little gum nut babies and their adventures wonderful,” Miss May Gibbs is at her […]

Australian Verse [review of Poems by Agnes L. Storrie, 23 December 1899]

[Editor: A review of Poems (1899) by Agnes L. Storrie. Published in The Australasian, 23 December 1899.] Australian Verse.* Miss Agnes L. Storrie comes before the public with a little volume of poems which should earn her an honourable place among Australian singers. Nearly all her verses charm the ear by their melody, many show […]