Self-portrait of Vivian Maier
In a world obsessed with sharing images, what should we make of a street photographer who hoarded them?
By Matthew Clayfield on the
The dire title belies this game’s thoughtful exploration of mental illness
By John Bailey on the
Image of Lionel Murphy
Lionel Murphy was a singular personality – and it got him in trouble
By Mungo MacCallum on the
Cover of Conversations with Friends
The protagonists of Sally Rooney’s debut novel privilege irony over emotion
By Helen Elliott on the
Equality, acceptance and the Safe Schools scandal – a ‘Quarterly Essay’ extract
By Benjamin Law on the
‘A Legacy of Spies’ brings together two of John le Carré’s greatest characters – but why?
By Peter Craven on the
Cover of Beyond Veiled Clichés
Amal Awad’s book presents Arab women in their own words and in their own right
By Aicha Marhfour on the
Malcolm Turnbull got his postal survey win in the High Court but still stands to lose
By Mungo MacCallum on the
Screenshot from Battlegrounds
‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ is one of the most popular shooter games – and one of the most unusual
By John Bailey on the
From rats in Baltimore to competitive falconry in Qatar, two documentaries at the Melbourne International Film Festival explored the idea of animal as status symbol
By Keva York on the
A fuller story of relations between the Russian government and the Trump campaign is only now coming to light
By Robert Manne on the
Australia’s first Muslim rom-com is a shimmering, engaging romp
By Steve Dow on the
Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ are here to save a medium that seems to be doing fine on its own
By Craig Mathieson on the
The government is becoming increasingly desperate to paint Labor as a poor economic manager
By Mungo MacCallum on the
By Nick Feik on the
‘American Made’ provides more subversive smarts than you’d expect from a Tom Cruise vehicle
By Harry Windsor on the
How can Turnbull overcome the Coalition’s ongoing poll woes?
By Mungo MacCallum on the
‘Mischka’s War’ is a historian’s honest attempt at preserving both love and objectivity
By Emily Gallagher on the