Best essays 2014

What’s the difference between a rock star and a pop star?

Australia has produced only six true rock stars

The good story

Truth, fiction and psychotherapy

The pencil and the damage done

The perverse attraction of autobiographical fiction

Island time

A trip through the Torres Strait to see the Coming of the Light festival

Whatever happened to the working class?

The left has forgotten where it came from

Lives of the magnates

Inside the worlds of Clive Palmer, Gina Rinehart, Andrew Forrest and Nathan Tinkler