February 2010

Politics

The whirling dervish

On Tony Abbott

Law and order

The biggest loser

Harry Kakavas and problem gamblers

Family and relationships

Ebony

The girl in the room

The Nation Reviewed

Issues and policies

Keith Windschuttle

Family and relationships

Comforter

Arts & Letters

Film

Lost boys

Jacques Audiard’s ‘A Prophet’ and John Hillcoat’s ‘The Road’

Gender

Easy rider

Frederick Seidel’s ‘Ooga-Booga and Poems: 1959-2009’

Society

The sins of the son

Vladimir Nabokov’s ‘The Original of Laura: A Novel in Fragments’

Liberal fundamentalist

AC Grayling’s ‘Liberty in the Age of Terror’

Society

Border crossings

John Safran’s ‘Race Relations’

Noted

Encounters

Cartoon