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New poetry, after lockdowns


The US drama about teen plane-crash survivors is a heady mix of folk horror and high-school betrayal

‘Crossroads’ by Jonathan Franzen

The acclaimed US author’s latest novel is a 1971 church drama modelled on ‘Middlemarch’

The Bond market: ‘Dune’ and ‘No Time To Die’

Blockbuster season begins with a middling 007 and a must-see sci-fi epic

In distress

Beautiful suffering in PJ Harvey’s ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ and Anohni’s ‘Hopelessness’

‘The Diemenois’ by JW Clennett

Hunter Publishers; $39.95

Felled by grace

Helen Garner’s work collected in ‘Everywhere I Look’

Blind obsession

The economics of Everest in Jennifer Peedom’s ‘Sherpa’

Australian ugliness

Gareth Liddiard on The Drones’ ‘Feelin Kinda Free’