November 2012

© Brian Cassey

Great Expectations

Inside Noel Pearson's social experiment

Bill Henson, 'Untitled', 2009/2010. Image courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.
Jean Sibelius in Vienna, late 1880s. © Bettmann/Corbis

Who Stopped the Music

How Jean Sibelius ran out of notes

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

Tony Abbott, 23 March 2011. © Alan Porritt/AAP

Social media

A Matter of Context

Gillard and the press gallery

Tony Abbott

Gillard and the misogynists

They Had It Coming

The Kings and I

Horse racing’s inegalitarian streak

Tony Abbott

Singo & Gina

The Worker's Party

Round and Round the Garden

WWF’s Yolanda Kakabadse

Vox  Right arrow

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

Meth and Madness


Meth and Madness

‘Breaking Bad’

Ko Un, with his books. © Barry Hill

Wild Pilgrim

Meeting Ko Un

Maxine McKew, Kevin Rudd and others on Rudd's final morning as Prime Minister, 24 June 2010. © Alan Porritt/AAP

After the game

Maxine McKew’s ‘Tales from the Political Trenches’ and James Button’s ‘Speechless: A Year In My Father’s Business’

'Self Portrait' (1973), Francis Bacon. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. Image courtesy of the Art Gallery of NSW.
Down from the Hills

Down from the Hills

Matt Walker’s ‘In Echoes of Dawn’

Volatile Spirits

World War II

Volatile Spirits

Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘The Master’

Noted  Right arrow

'On Warne', Gideon Haigh, Hamish Hamilton; $35.00
'The Testament of Mary', Colm Tóibín, Picador; $19.99
Encounters  Right arrow
Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz