August 2006

Beloved companheiros

What happened in East Timor

Big sushi

The world’s most politically sensitive lunch

The Nation Reviewed

Arts & Letters

The optimism of people standing on the edge of the grave

Vasily Grossman’s ‘Life and Fate’ & ‘A Writer at War’

Let’s get our hands dirty

ABC TV’s ‘Gardening Australia’

The rules of engagement

Paul Greengrass’s ‘United 93’

God save his soul

The Sleepy Jackson’s ‘Personality: One Was a Spider, One Was a Bird’