June 2011

International politics

Bitter fruits

China’s twelfth five-year plan

Environment

The sun king

Shi Zhengrong

Indigenous Australia

Home improvement

Indigenous housing

The Nation Reviewed

Food

Expert appetite

The plight of the connoisseur

Family and relationships

Where the heart is

The home hospice

Society

The silk road

Silk farming

Arts & Letters

Theatre

Under surveillance

Meeting Benedict Andrews

Books

Ever unforgiven

Craig Sherborne’s ‘The Amateur Science of Love’

Music

After they are gone

Mick Harvey’s ‘Sketches from the Book of the Dead’

Film

Shipped Down Under

Jim Loach’s ‘Oranges and Sunshine’ and Mark Lewis’ ‘Cane Toads: The Conquest’

Noted

Encounters

Cartoon