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An encounter between impatient Australia and non-committal India: John Howard with Indian PM Manmohan Singh in 2004. © Penny Bradfield/Fairfax Syndication
Australia–India Relations
By Michael Wesley
'Green Philosophy: How to Think Seriously about the Planet' by Roger Scruton, Atlantic, 646 pp; $39.99
Roger Scruton’s 'Green Philosophy: How to Think Seriously about the Planet'
By Peter Singer
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Melbourne Zoo at 150
By Christine Kenneally
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Norfolk Island’s chickens
By Ashley Hay
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
By Janette Turner Hospital
'I don't dig texting', 2009. © Zawezome/Flickr
Generation Text
By Guy Pearse
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Dining at The Ledbury
By MJ Hyland
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
The Portuguese podengo
By Sonya Hartnett
Odds on at the MCG, ANZAC Day 2009. © James Thomas. Image courtesy of Stadia Media.
The rise of the sports betting industry
By Jonathan Horn
People living with HIV and AIDS, Sydney Mardi Gras, 1990s. © William Yang
AIDS 30 years on
By Gail Bell
Joan Didion alone with memories, 2005. © Kathy Willens/AP Photo
Joan Didion’s 'Blue Nights'
By Inga Clendinnen
Frank Moorhouse, the nation's Edith Wharton. © Steve Baccon/Fairfax Syndication
Frank Moorhouse’s ‘Cold Light’
By David Marr
The rush to diagnose ADHD
By Gail Bell
A guide to the Murray Darling Basin
By Kate Jennings