Australian politics, society & culture


Knopf; $39.99
By Brenda Walker
Giramondo Publishing; $26.95
By Barry Hill
Jonathan Cape; $32.99
By Stephanie Bishop
John Blaxland’s ‘The Protest Years: The Official History of ASIO 1963–1975’
By David McKnight
Supermarket in Oregon.
Paul Mason’s ‘PostCapitalism’ and the future of economics
By Scott Ludlam
Cover of The Gap of Time
Hogarth; $29.99
By Helen Elliott
Still from The End of the Tour.
Five days with David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’
By Luke Davies
Making sense of the adult colouring craze
By Richard Cooke
Paul Keating and Bob Hawke in 1989.
Chris Bowen’s ‘The Money Men’ and the ideal treasurer
By Andrew Charlton
Alan Bond, 1987.
Deconstructing a decade in Frank Bongiorno’s ‘The Eighties’
By Judith Brett
Cover of The Natural Way of Things
Allen & Unwin; $29.99
By James Bradley
The personal and the political in Tim Winton’s ‘Island Home’
By Tim Flannery
Rediscovering the novels of Randolph Stow
By Geordie Williamson
Picador; $29.99
By Helen Elliott
Fourth Estate; $32.99
By Stephanie Bishop
Bloomsbury; $32.99
By Claire Corbett
The femaleness of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels
By Helen Elliott