Books Australia

Cods wallop

10 March 2016 3:00 pm

One might hope that as a Hellene, Niki Savva could shed some light on the tragedy of the Abbott government…

Three writers

5 March 2016 9:00 am

This ‘documentary’ of the lives and careers of Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall presents a detailed account,…

Three writers

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

This ‘documentary’ of the lives and careers of Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall presents a detailed account,…

Three writers

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

This ‘documentary’ of the lives and careers of Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall presents a detailed account,…

Hat trick

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Kipling once wrote a poem lamenting that the three-volume romantic novel (‘The old three-decker’) was said to be extinct. It…

Hat trick

25 February 2016 3:00 pm

Kipling once wrote a poem lamenting that the three-volume romantic novel (‘The old three-decker’) was said to be extinct. It…

Hat trick

25 February 2016 3:00 pm

Kipling once wrote a poem lamenting that the three-volume romantic novel (‘The old three-decker’) was said to be extinct. It…

Kerr’s curse

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Here it is, yet another book on the Dismissal. The fall of Gough Whitlam in 1975 has created quite a…

Kerr’s curse

28 January 2016 3:00 pm

Here it is, yet another book on the Dismissal. The fall of Gough Whitlam in 1975 has created quite a…

Kerr’s curse

28 January 2016 3:00 pm

Here it is, yet another book on the Dismissal. The fall of Gough Whitlam in 1975 has created quite a…

Child’s play

23 January 2016 9:00 am

In Australia there are tens of thousands of emotionally stable, financially secure but medically infertile people. As much as they…

Fighting back

16 January 2016 9:00 am

For anyone looking for a stimulating read this summer, one that bestows a certain sense of rationality on our otherwise…

Fighting back

14 January 2016 3:00 pm

For anyone looking for a stimulating read this summer, one that bestows a certain sense of rationality on our otherwise…

Fighting back

14 January 2016 3:00 pm

For anyone looking for a stimulating read this summer, one that bestows a certain sense of rationality on our otherwise…

The year in books

12 December 2015 9:00 am

In an age of white noise Christopher Pyne’s A Letter to My Children (MUP, $33) stands out as a loving…

The year in books

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

In an age of white noise Christopher Pyne’s A Letter to My Children (MUP, $33) stands out as a loving…

The year in books

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

In an age of white noise Christopher Pyne’s A Letter to My Children (MUP, $33) stands out as a loving…

Saints and demons

28 November 2015 9:00 am

‘The Australian Labor Party is composed of two main factions,’ writes novelist Shane Maloney, ‘Them and Us’. This truth illuminates…

Saints and demons

26 November 2015 3:00 pm

‘The Australian Labor Party is composed of two main factions,’ writes novelist Shane Maloney, ‘Them and Us’. This truth illuminates…

Unsung hero

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Between the defeat of the government of Digby Denham in 1915 and the election of Campbell Newman in 2012, Queensland…

Unsung hero

5 November 2015 3:00 pm

Between the defeat of the government of Digby Denham in 1915 and the election of Campbell Newman in 2012, Queensland…

Aussie royals

3 October 2015 9:00 am

If the issue of Australia becoming a republic is a marathon rather than a sprint, the republicans never had a…

Aussie royals

1 October 2015 1:00 pm

If the issue of Australia becoming a republic is a marathon rather than a sprint, the republicans never had a…

Telling it on the mountain

12 September 2015 9:00 am

As we stood on the threshold of the dacha outside Vladivostok, the Australian delegation paused. We had been monitoring Boris…

Telling it on the mountain

10 September 2015 1:00 pm

As we stood on the threshold of the dacha outside Vladivostok, the Australian delegation paused. We had been monitoring Boris…