Maria Tumarkin is a writer and historian who teaches creative writing at the University of Melbourne. Her books include Otherland, Courage and Traumascapes.
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Language woken up
Detained asylum seekers tell their own stories in ‘They Cannot Take the Sky’
‘Against Remembrance’ by David Rieff
In the last decade of the twentieth century American journalist David Rieff was in Bosnia covering the war. His mother, the late Susan Sontag, was there as well, staging Waiting for Godot in the second year of Sarajevo’s 1395-day siege. (A …
Doubly on the outside
Why does Australia neglect its émigré intellectuals?
Eavesdropping on Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir
Folded brains, squashed ambitions
Peter Carey’s ‘Theft: A Love Story’
A vision of a world where adults and children are equals. ‘Motherhood’ by Anne Manne
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