Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox
Malcolm Knox is a former literary editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, and has won three Walkley awards for journalism. His books include Jamaica and The Life, and his new novel, Bluebird, will be published in September 2020.



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James Murdoch speaking at Verge. © Esther Dyson/Flickr

Rising son

Society

James Murdoch

In retreat

Society

Gentlemen’s clubs

The Church of Scientology’s spiritual headquarters in Clearwater, California, 2007. © Wikicommons

Only itself to blame

Society

The Church of Scientology

Everything & more

Culture

The work of David Foster Wallace

In the giant green cathedral

arts

Tim Winton’s ‘Breath & surf writing’

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Not in translation

Society

When Gough Whitlam told the young Kevin Rudd to go out and get a university degree, Rudd chose to study Chinese language and history at the ANU. What if a present-day mentor showed equal prescience and advised an ambitious protégé to go out and learn …

Corporatising culture

essay

Who holds the past in common trust?

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

For the record

nation_reviewed

‘The Library of Babel’, a 1941 story by the Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges, is often read as a prefigurement of the internet. Every book in the library has 410 pages, made up of the letters of the standard alphabet. The catch is that these letters …

Cruising

essay

Life and death on the high seas

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