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16 ENTRIES 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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Daniel Crooks, 'Static No.12 (seek stillness in movement)', 2009–10, exhibited as part of 'Marking Time' at the MCA. Courtesy of the artist

Architecture

Sydney Gets a Laneway

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

Louise Bourgeois, 'Harmless Woman', 1969. Bronze, gold patina. Image courtesy of Cheim and Read, Galerie Karsten Greve and Galerie Hauser and Wirth © Estate of Louise Bourgeois. Photograph by Christopher Burke.

Culture

Bodying forth

Alice Neel and Louise Bourgeois

Culture

Ever unforgiven

Craig Sherborne’s ‘The Amateur Science of Love’

The view from Tufi Dive Resort, overlooking a fjord and out to Mt Trafalgar. © Don Silcock/Indo-Pacific Images

Society

In the fjords

Tufi, Papua New Guinea

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

Society

Under the bridge

Delia Falconer’s ‘Sydney’

Society

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 …

Culture

Arise!

Philip Roth’s ‘Indignation’

Culture

Between a muddle & a mystery

Brian Dibble’s ‘Doing Life’

Society

A husk of meaning

What happened to community?

arts

Letters in the sand

Lloyd Jones’s ‘Mister Pip’

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

nation_reviewed

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 …

essay

Our future thinkers

The search for the next generation of public intellectuals

arts

The multiple lives of a muse

Carolyn Burke’s ‘Lee Miller’

arts

Betrayals of faith

The writings of Alex Miller

arts

A sort of homecoming. Familiar strands in an unfamiliar land

‘The Grave at Thu Le’ by Catherine Cole

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