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40 ENTRIES Anna Goldsworthy is a writer and a pianist. Her most recent book is Melting Moments, and her most recent album is Trio Through Time.



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Umeewarra Mission

Voices of the land

In Port Augusta, an Israeli linguist is helping the Barngarla people reclaim their language

Karl Ove Knausgaard. © Anders Hansson

Fiction

Karl Ove Knausgaard’s ‘Boyhood Island’

The third volume of the epic autobiographical novel ‘My Struggle’

 Warrego Highway, Miles, on the Western Downs. © Nicholas Purcell

Music

Pianos of small-town Queensland

A tour of instruments and their owners

Musicians with a literary bent

Honourable failures

article

Christopher Pearson remembered

An elegy to the much-loved (and much-reviled) conservative columnist

Feminism

Sex, Freedom and Misogyny

Extract from Quarterly Essay 50, Unfinished Business: Sex, Freedom and Misogyny, by Anna Goldsworthy. Out now. www.quarterlyessay.com   Q&A, broadcast on Monday nights, offers a parallel version of Question …

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Maternity

‘Welcome to Your New Life’ book extract

Vox

L–R: Penny Wong, Tanya Plibersek, Jenny Macklin, Julia Gillard, Kate Lundy, Kate Ellis, Julie Collins. © Tim Bauer

Feminism

Julia Gillard and the women in cabinet

Critical Mass

Paul Lewis. © Pia Johnson

Classical music

Sleepwalking with Schubert

Paul Lewis

Television

A Heavy F*cking Situation

'Girls'

Martin Amis in 2010. © Xavier Betral/EPA

Books

Top Dog

Martin Amis’ 'Lionel Asbo: State of England'

Television

It’s Complicated

'Downton Abbey'

'Life in Movement' by Bryan Mason and Sophie Hyde 
(directors),
in national release, 12 April

Arts

’Life in Movement’ by Bryan Mason and Sophie Hyde

Tanja Liedtke’s name was suddenly everywhere in May 2007, when she was appointed artistic director of Sydney Dance Company. The 29-year-old dancer and choreographer claimed to be “absolutely ecstatic” about her new role, and there was a great deal …

Carl Vine, 2011. © Keith Saunders. Image courtesy of Musica Viva.

Culture

Right composition

Meeting composer Carl Vine

'Mrs Carey’s Concert', By Bob Connolly and Sophie Raymond (directors),In national release

Culture

‘Mrs Carey’s Concert’ by Bob Connolly and Sophie Raymond

Mrs Carey’s Concert, a new documentary by Bob Connolly (of Rats in the Ranks and Facing the Music) and Sophie Raymond, offers a familiar narrative archetype: it’ll be all right on the night. It is a type of triumph …