Drusilla Modjeska


Drusilla Modjeska
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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View of Dover Heights from Watsons Bay, Sydney, 2009. © Adam JWC / Wikimedia Commons

Under the bridge

Society

Delia Falconer’s ‘Sydney’

The death of the good father

Society

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 …

Arise!

Culture

Philip Roth’s ‘Indignation’

Between a muddle & a mystery

Culture

Brian Dibble’s ‘Doing Life’

A husk of meaning

Society

What happened to community?

Letters in the sand

arts

Lloyd Jones’s ‘Mister Pip’

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

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 week …

Our future thinkers

essay

The search for the next generation of public intellectuals

The multiple lives of a muse

arts

Carolyn Burke’s ‘Lee Miller’

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