May 2009

History

Into the red

Haydn in the outback

Books

Troy revisited

Homer’s ‘Iliad’ & David Malouf’s ‘Ransom’

The Nation Reviewed

Issues and policies

Carbon omissions

Arts & Letters

Purgatory

Matteo Garrone’s ‘Gomorrah’

History

Turning a mouse into an elephant

‘The Accidental Guerrilla’ by David Kilcullen

Art

Castaway

Murray Bail’s ‘Fairweather’

Noted

Encounters

Cartoon