April 2019

Essays  Right arrow

Society

How Australia’s coal madness led to Adani

The real reasons keeping the Carmichael mine alive

How Australia’s coal madness led to Adani
Report from India: Tracing Gautam Adani’s ruthless ambition

Economics

Report from India: Tracing Gautam Adani’s ruthless ambition

The parallel rise of the coal baron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The parable of Lyle Shelton and Dianne Thorley

Issues and policies

The parable of Lyle Shelton and Dianne Thorley

When Christianity, climate change and drought collided in Toowoomba

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Illustration

Law and order

The sentencing of George Pell

It took a judge to explain power to a cardinal

Illustration

Environment

The Murray–Darling’s dry mouth

Scientists are witnessing the ecological collapse of South Australia’s Coorong

Illustration

Health

The F45 gym revolution

The Australian fitness franchise is high-fiving its way around the world

Illustration

Sport

An AFL 2019 census

A droll-call of the season’s best and brightest

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

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Books

David Malouf’s new worlds

Consciousness is at the heart of the celebrated author’s body of work

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Books

Missing witnesses: Valeria Luiselli’s ‘Lost Children Archive’

The Mexican ‘documentary fiction’ writer delivers a polyphonic road trip

Haruki to Highsmith: Lee Chang-dong’s ‘Burning’

Film

Haruki to Highsmith: Lee Chang-dong’s ‘Burning’

Mr Ripley echoes through a masterful tale of class tensions in Seoul

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Music

A black woman in space: Solange’s ‘When I Get Home’

Songs distilled from the quiet expanses of high art and black culture

Noted  Right arrow

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Books

‘Islands’ by Peggy Frew

The bestselling author delivers a nuanced examination of family tragedy

‘Who Killed My Father’ by Édouard Louis (trans. Lorin Stein)

Books

‘Who Killed My Father’ by Édouard Louis (trans. Lorin Stein)

Political rage fuels the French author’s account of a fraught father–son relationship

In Light of Recent Events  Right arrow
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What does the future hold for our politicians? Part I
In light of recent events