Arts & Letters

Dusan Marek, Scientific Priest, 1965
NGV Australia, Melbourne (until 31 January 2016)
Alan Bond, 1987.
Deconstructing a decade in Frank Bongiorno’s ‘The Eighties’
By Judith Brett
Paul Keating and Bob Hawke in 1989.
Chris Bowen’s ‘The Money Men’ and the ideal treasurer
By Andrew Charlton
Grimes’ puzzling ‘Art Angels’
By Anwen Crawford
Still from The End of the Tour.
Five days with David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’
By Luke Davies
Supermarket in Oregon.
Paul Mason’s ‘PostCapitalism’ and the future of economics
By Scott Ludlam
Dugong figure, Tudu Island, Torres Strait.
The National Museum of Australia’s ‘Encounters’ and the politics of collection
By Quentin Sprague
Picador; $29.99
By Helen Elliott
Beyond Home Entertainment; $29.95 (DVD) / Stan (online)
By Harry Windsor
What makes a Bond theme song great?
By Anwen Crawford
Vanuatu’s Yakel people make their screen debut in Bentley Dean and Martin Butler’s ‘Tanna’
By Luke Davies
Rediscovering the novels of Randolph Stow
By Geordie Williamson
The personal and the political in Tim Winton’s ‘Island Home’
By Tim Flannery
Bloomsbury; $32.99
By Claire Corbett
Fourth Estate; $32.99
By Stephanie Bishop
The femaleness of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels
By Helen Elliott
Snowtown director Justin Kurzel takes on ‘Macbeth’
By Peter Conrad