October 2009

The insider

Society

The insider

Paul Kelly’s ‘The March of Patriots’

Mash-up

Media

Mash-up

A short history of the media future

In retreat

Society

In retreat

Gentlemen’s clubs

Curtain call

Music

Curtain call

Joan Sutherland

The Nation Reviewed  Right arrow

International politics

Afghanistan

Law and order

Purgatory

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Arts & Letters  Right arrow

C'est la vie

Culture

C'est la vie

Edmund Capon’s ‘I Blame Duchamp’

The other biography

Politics

The other biography

Jacqueline Kent’s ‘The Making of Julia Gillard’

Feral howl

Society

Feral howl

Arundhati Roy’s ‘Listening to Grasshoppers’

Beautiful waste

Books

Beautiful waste

The poetry of David McComb

Tasmanian devils

History

Tasmanian devils

Jonathan auf der Heide’s ‘Van Diemen's Land’

Noted  Right arrow

Books

‘Piano Lessons’ by Anna Goldsworthy

Black Inc., 224 pp; $27.95

Books

‘Barley Patch’ by Gerald Murnane

Giramondo Publishing, 320pp; $27.95

Encounters  Right arrow
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Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz