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Still from Catastrophe
Season two; ABC2
By Harry Windsor
Cover of The Hate Race
Hachette; $32.99
By Brenda Walker
Image of Angel Olsen
Angel Olsen’s ‘My Woman’ and Sarah Mary Chadwick’s ‘Roses Always Die’
By Anwen Crawford
Still from Captain Fantastic
Matt Ross’ ‘Captain Fantastic’ is a portrait of a family in the wilderness
By Luke Davies
Cover of The Hatred of Poetry
Ben Lerner’s ‘The Hatred of Poetry’ brings together questions of art and politics
By Justin Clemens
Cover of East West Street
Philippe Sands’ ‘East West Street’ mixes memoir, biography and thriller to explain the origins of ‘crimes against humanity’ and ‘genocide’
By Martin Krygier
Image of Roald Dahl in his writing hut
The life and legacy of Roald Dahl
By Anwen Crawford
Durbach Block Jaggers is a practice in argument
By Erik Jensen
Cover of The Gustav Sonata
Chatto & Windus; $29.99
By Peter Craven
Cover of Barkskins
Fourth Estate; $32.99
By Helen Elliott
Image of The Avalanches
The Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’ isn’t the comeback we needed
By Anwen Crawford
A still from Embrace of the Serpent
Ciro Guerra’s ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ brings together two Amazonian encounters
By Luke Davies
Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s documentary ‘Weiner’ charts the fall of a congressman who can’t keep out of the spotlight
By Leigh Sales
Cover of The Art of Time Travel
Tom Griffiths’ ‘The Art of Time Travel’ is a thoughtful look at some of Australia’s most prominent historians
By Barry Hill
Image of Svetlana Alexievich
Nobel Prize–winning journalist Svetlana Alexievich brings together an extraordinarily diverse group of Russian voices
By Anna Goldsworthy
Illustration
Max Richter brings his nocturnal odyssey ‘Sleep’ to the Sydney Opera House
By Anwen Crawford
Cover of White Sands
Text Publishing; $32.99
By Stephanie Bishop
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, until 4 September 2016
By Julie Ewington

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