May 2012


Magazine

May 2012

The New Republican

One-sport Wonders

An Unknown Soldier

The Insult

Bird-brained

Hurtling Stone

Wave of Song

Gina Rinehart’s quest for respect and gratitude

What Gina Wants


The Nation Reviewed

The New Republican

Preparing for Another Tilt at the Crown

Drawn Faces

The Last of the Court Artists

Saturday Night

St Vincent’s Emergency Department

Quiet, Please

CityRail’s ‘Quiet Carriages’ Trial

Red Dog

A pet’s mutiny


The Monthly Essays

One-sport Wonders

Athletic children are being hot-housed to yield more stars and medals. But there’s a cost.

An Unknown Soldier

A father’s World War II keepsake sparks a harrowing journey

The Insult

An incurious encounter takes flight


Arts & Letters

Bird-brained

Tim Birkhead’s 'Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird'

A White Cube in a Black Box

Denton Corker Marshall’s design for Australia’s new Venice Biennale pavilion

Hurtling Stone

Meeting theatre director Simon Stone

Wave of Song

Jane Birkin’s world tour, 'Jane Birkin Sings Serge Gainsbourg'

A Cad and a Gentleman

Michael Winterbottom’s 'Trishna' and David and Stéphane Foenkinos' 'Delicacy'



Noted


Encounters

Truganini & George Augustus Robinson

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