In light of recent events
A peek over the cartoonist’s shoulder

In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Image of Minister for Women’s Safety Anne Ruston

Australia’s number-one law and order issue

Addressing the national scourge of domestic violence

Image of ‘Second Place’

‘Second Place’ by Rachel Cusk

After her landmark ‘Outline’ trilogy, the author’s latest novel is inspired by a memoir about D.H. Lawrence in New Mexico

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

A load of abalone

The trial of Keith Nye highlights how fisheries laws unfairly target Indigenous people

Image of ‘Fury’

‘Fury’ by Kathryn Heyman

With stripped-down eloquence, the Australian novelist delivers a raging memoir about her rape as a teenager


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Image of Australian Army Cadets on parade. Image via Alamy

Ghosts in the war machine

Does the military attract violent misanthropists, or are they forged in murky theatres of war?

Composite image showing John Hughes (image via Giramondo Publishing) and the cover of his novel The Dogs (Upswell Publishing)

A dog’s breakfast

Notes on John Hughes’s plagiarism scandal

Image of Erin Doherty as Becky Green in Chloe. Image supplied

App trap: ‘Chloe’

‘Sex Education’ writer Alice Seabright’s new psychological thriller probing social media leads this month’s streaming highlights

Pablo Picasso, Figures by the sea (Figures au bord de la mer), January 12, 1931, oil on canvas, 130.0 × 195.0 cm, Musée national Picasso-Paris. © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo: © RMN - Grand Palais - Mathieu Rabeau

‘The Picasso Century’ at the NGV

The NGV’s exhibition offers a fascinating history of the avant-garde across the Spanish artist’s lifetime