May 2010

The Nation Reviewed

On your bike, Tony Abbott

In 2010, Manne hoped Abbott would exit early


The Monthly Essays

Liquid handcuffs

The methadone program at 40


Arts & Letters

Clueless

Michael Lewis’ ‘The Big Short’

Swinger

Christopher Hitchens’ ‘Hitch-22’

Faraway tales

Elif Batuman’s ‘The Possessed’

The music of time

Gillian Armstrong’s ‘Love, Lust & Lies’ and Radu Mihaileanu’s ‘The Concert’

The odd couple

The White Stripes’ ‘Under Great White Northern Lights’

The alchemist

Alfred Stieglitz’s Lake George Years



Noted


Encounters

Allen Ginsberg & Wandjuk Marika

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