Australian politics, society & culture


Making sense of the adult colouring craze
By Richard Cooke
Nick Schlieper illuminates a Shakespearean tragedy
By Darryn King
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
Cold Chisel reconsidered
By Anwen Crawford
Corruption and collusion in Scott Cooper’s ‘Black Mass’
By Luke Davies
A British author’s complicated relationship with the island continent
By Will Self
Has classical music become irrelevant?
By Anna Goldsworthy
An Australian author writes for Burmese television
By Phillip Gwynne