culture

Making the private public: ‘The Seventies’ by Michelle Arrow

This new history traces how the decade’s redefined politics shaped modern Australia

Tracking time: Gerald Murnane’s ‘A Season on Earth’

Forty years on, the author’s second novel is reunited with its lost half

Rats, heroes and Kevin Rudd’s ‘The PM Years’

This memoir answers some questions about his deposal and return but raises others

‘Zebra and Other Stories’ by Debra Adelaide

Difficult-to-grasp characters populate this new collection

‘Exploded View’ by Carrie Tiffany

This new novel is most striking in how it diverges from its predecessors

On Louise Adler, academic publishing and cultural barbarism

The debate about MUP has been remarkable for its intellectual poverty

Fusion

Welcome to The Summer Library: selected extracts from the best new books this summer

Zebra and Other Stories

Welcome to The Summer Library: selected extracts from the best new books this summer

Black Is the New White

Welcome to The Summer Library: selected extracts from the best new books this summer

Close to Home: Selected Writings

Welcome to The Summer Library: selected extracts from the best new books this summer

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