Drusilla Modjeska is an editor and novelist whose book Stravinsky's Lunch won the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. She has edited Meanjin and The Best Australian Essays.
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Sydney Gets a Laneway
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Craig Sherborne’s ‘The Amateur Science of Love’
Alice Neel and Louise Bourgeois
In the fjords
Tufi, Papua New Guinea
Under the bridge
Delia Falconer’s ‘Sydney’
The death of the good father
Towards the end of Dreams from my Father, Barack Obama’s Kenyan half-sister, Auma, tells him that she sometimes has “this dream that I will build a beautiful house on our grandfather’s land. A big house where we can all stay and bring our …
Philip Roth’s ‘Indignation’
Between a muddle & a mystery
Brian Dibble’s ‘Doing Life’
A husk of meaning
What happened to community?
Letters in the sand
Lloyd Jones’s ‘Mister Pip’
Port Vila For Sale
The ads begin before you get there. Air Vanuatu's in-flight magazine offers all manner of access to "paradise": "boutique" resorts, "palm-fringed" bungalows, "dream" tours - even your own slice of "absolute beachfront from AUD$50,000".
In the second …
Our future thinkers
The search for the next generation of public intellectuals
The multiple lives of a muse
Carolyn Burke’s ‘Lee Miller’
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