Australian politics, society & culture

October 2009

Frank Sinatra & Bob Hawke

Giramondo Publishing, 320pp; $27.95

"Barley Patch" by Gerald Murnane

Black Inc., 224 pp; $27.95

"Piano Lessons" by Anna Goldsworthy

Jonathan auf der Heide's 'Van Diemen's Land'

Tasmanian Devils

The Poetry of David McComb

Beautiful Waste

Arundhati Roy's "Listening to Grasshoppers"

Feral Howl

Jacqueline Kent's "The Making of Julia Gillard"

The Other Biography

Edmund Capon's "I Blame Duchamp"

C'est la vie

Joan Sutherland

Curtain Call

Gentlemen's Clubs

In Retreat

A Short History of the Media Future


Paul Kelly's "The March of Patriots"

The Insider

Bad Behaviour

Death Notice

Dance With Me, Baby

Socratic Dialogues