July 2010

A Green balance?
Labor Party candidate Maxine McKew with a fan. During the 2007 federal election campaign for the NSW seat of Bennelong at which she defeated the sitting Prime Minister John Howard.  © Samh_78/Flickr
Labor Party candidate Maxine McKew with a fan. During the 2007 federal election campaign for the NSW seat of Bennelong at which she defeated the sitting Prime Minister John Howard.  © Samh_78/Flickr

Family and relationships

Life sentence

Fire walk with me
Inside the Amazon warehouse, Fernley, Nervada, 2003. © Macduff Everton/Corbis

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Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Tim Burton. 'Blue Girl with Wine' c. 1997. Oil on canvas, 71.1 x 55.9 cm. Private collection © Tim Burton

Art

Primal scenes

Tim Burton: The exhibition

A recyclable and re-configurable shop design for Aesop by March Studio, Flinders Lane, Melbourne. © Amanda de Simone

Society

Food for thought

The State of Design Festival

Ben (Joel Edgerton, left) and Fiona (Radha Mitchell) in Kolkata in the scene from Claire McCarthy's "The Waiting City." A Hopscotch film release. In cinemas July 15, 2010.

Society

Births, deaths and marriages

Claire McCarthy’s ‘The Waiting City’ and Mona Achache’s ‘The Hedgehog’

Laurie Aarons with Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito, Belgrade, May 1969, on route to the last meeting of the international communist movement in Moscow. © Mark Aarons

History

Family intelligence

Mark Aarons’ ‘The Family File’

Bret Easton Ellis, 2008. © David Factor/Corbis Outline

The public mind

Bret Easton Ellis’ ‘Imperial Bedrooms’

Rock and roll babble on

Music

Rock and roll babble on

Nick Kent’s ‘Apathy for the Devil: A 1970s Memoir’

Noted  Right arrow

'Indelible Ink' by Fiona McGregor, Scribe Publications, 464pp; $32.95
'Ilustrado' by Miguel Syjuco, Random House, 306pp; $32.95
Encounters  Right arrow
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Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz