Cover of City of Crows
Picador; $32.99
By Helen Elliott
Image of Tony Matelli, Josh (2010)
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, until 18 February 2018
By Miriam Cosic
Still from Call Me By Your Name
Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Call Me By Your Name’ is a passionate, positive tale of first love
By Luke Davies
Image of Björk
Björk moves towards renewal on ‘Utopia’
By Anwen Crawford
Histories personal and national inform Helen Johnson’s large-scale canvasses
By Quentin Sprague
Image of Gerhard Richter, September (Ed. 139)
Gerhard Richter’s GOMA exhibition finds beauty in banality, meaning in the arbitrary
By Sebastian Smee
A poem
By Les Murray
A gapped circle of colonies each staring at the ocean through a plaid of cars and imports. Inland lies the still uncrowded heartland once of drawl and steamboats now half desert, half freshwater province. There the Murray descends its...
Can a young wartime couple pick up where they left off?
By Anna Goldsworthy
The train slows as it approaches the station, and he slides into view. He is not quite as she remembered. A little slacker around the jowls, perhaps, and not as bright of eye. Her heart pounds as she stands to open the door. “Ruby!” It sounds...
How the Monthly changed its typeface
By Patrick Witton
Victoria Lee takes on the Victoria’s Secret runway
By Darryn King
Can Netflix’s breakout supernatural hit transcend its nostalgia-fuelled premise?
By Myke Bartlett
The director of ‘The Lobster’ can’t quite pull off this high-concept dance between the grandiose and the grotesque
By Luke Goodsell
Still from BoJack Horseman
An animated satire about an anthropomorphic former sitcom star gets surprisingly real
By Craig Mathieson
The prolific documentarian’s new series finally acknowledges that American stories have an impact on the stories of others
By Matthew Clayfield
The annual festival of experimental art energised Sydney’s Carriageworks over ten days
By Fiona McGregor
Nat Randall plays a five-minute scene of attempted reconciliation – with 100 different men over 24 hours
By Fiona McGregor
Still from The Deuce
David Simon’s new series shines amid the sleaze of the New York porn industry
By Harry Windsor
Picador; $32.99
By Stephanie Bishop