Christine Kenneally

Christine Kenneally
Christine Kenneally is the author of The Ghosts of the Orphanage and is now writing a book about the orphanage experience for Public Affairs and Hachette Australia. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Slate and New Scientist.



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'Canada' by Richard Ford, Bloomsbury; $29.99

’Canada’ by Richard Ford

Books

I don’t think there’s a single moment of happiness in Richard Ford’s latest novel, Canada. Or joy, mischief or warmth. The word ‘love’ appears a lot in the first of the saga’s three parts, but it doesn’t generate much heat. And …

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Rejecting the Centre

Dance

Chunky Move’s Anouk van Dijk

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Work and play

Society

Melbourne Zoo at 150

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

I heart New Yorker

Society

Amelia Lester

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Triple zero’s emergency

Society

Why dialling ‘000’ may not save your life

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Speech bubbles

Society

Dubious real estate coverage

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Lousy science

Society

Lice infestations in Australia

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Archive this

Society

“That’s red tape,” said Kate Cumming, a senior project officer at New South Wales State Records, pointing at a 20-centimetre high spool of thin white ribbon. Unravelled, it would run for half a kilometre. “That’s what we use to wrap records …

White-rumped Vultures, once abundant in north-east India, are considered a threatened species. © Corbis

Primary care

Society

Tim Flannery’s ‘Here on Earth’



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