April 2011

Who’s afraid of Marcia Langton?
Assange arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court with his lawyer Jennifer Robinson for his extradition hearing, 24 February 2011. © Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Law and order

Crayfish Summer

Julian Assange, sex crime and feminism

Tony Blair campaigning his way to a landslide victory for Labour, April 1997. © Tom Stoddart / Getty Images

International politics

Chariots of fire

Tony Blair’s legacy

Stephen Milne leads his St Kilda teammates in a recovery session, September 2008, Melbourne. © Stuart Mcevoy / Newspix / News Limited

Religion and ethics

Out of bounds

Sex and the AFL

Fretilin supporters protest in Dili following the resignation of then Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri, 30 June 2006. © Candido Alves / Newspix / News Limited

International politics

Postcolonial blues

East Timor’s lost generation

Building of Knox Grammar School, 1943. State Library of New South Wales


The old boy

Knox Grammar’s Adrian Nisbett

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

A young soldier at the Anzac Day morning service in Warnambool, Victoria, 2009. © Angela Milne / Fairfax
Former Labor leader Mark Latham turned reporter for '60 Minutes', 2010. © Gary Ramage / Newspix / News Limited
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Family and relationships

Inside the pillbox

Bullying in the workplace

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.


The bird man and Mrs Gluck

A Kings Cross identity

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, 2011. © Sam Karanikos


To the heart

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu’s ‘Rrakala’

Hans Keilson. © Martin Spieles / S Fischer Verlag


Case histories

Hans Keilson’s ‘The Death of the Adversary’ and ‘Comedy in a Minor Key’

Triumph of the kill


Triumph of the kill

Susanne Bier’s ‘In a Better World’ and Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Incendies’

Noted  Right arrow

'Claude Lévi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory', By Patrick Wilcken, Bloomsbury, 384pp; $59.99
'Against Remembrance' By David Rieff, Melbourne University Press, 144pp; $19.99
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Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz