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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

October 7th, 2002

Australian novelist Thomas Keneally (Schindler’s Ark, 1982) is born in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1935.

Thomas Keneally, b. October 7, 1935

keneallyA winner of many literary prizes, including one Booker and three short-listings, Keneally had been publishing for almost twenty years when his fourteenth novel, Schindler’s Ark, made him very famous in 1982. Later re-titled after the film Schindler’s List, this novel drew attention to Keneally’s back list and also to his subsequent twenty novels, his four plays, and his dozen-plus works of non-fiction.

Suggested Reading Novels Bring Larks and Heroes, 1967. Three Cheers for the Paraclete, 1968. A Dutiful Daugher, 1971. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, 1972. Ned Kelly and the City of the Bees, 1978. The Cut-Rate Kingdom, 1980. Schindler’s Ark, 1982. Woman of the Inner Sea, 1993. The Daughters of Mars, 2012. Non-fiction Outback, 1983. Australia: Beyond the Dreamtime, 1987. Memoirs from a Young Republic, 1995. Three Famines: Starvation and Politics, 2011. Memoirs Homebush Boy: A Memoir, 1995. Searching for Schindler: A Memoir, 2007.

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