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BOOK REVIEW: The Good, the Bad and the Unlikely

Keith Van Driel takes a look at a book written by respected political journalist Mungo MacCallu ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Citizen Lipstick

Dale Allen shares his thoughts on a novella by author Graham Jackson, part of his Alternate ...  
Disaster and death in Scandinavia

Slugger, the final chapter in Martin Holmen's Stockholm trilogy was hard to put down.  
BOOK REVIEW: Dancing With The Bull

Dr Paul Burger takes a look at an entertaining piece of fiction exploring the world of corporate ...  
Political change is the first step to stopping the climate crisis

Every answer has a cost. Every choice exacts a penalty. A new book reminds us there are no easy ...  
Military history in an age of soundbites

In his latest book, author Terry Kinloch crafts a rich yet balanced portrayal of General Godley ...  
Vale Les Murray: Australia’s voice of the vernacular republic

One of the greatest living writers in Australian literature died at 80 on 29 April, writes history ...  
BOOK REVIEW: 'Practice: Journalism, essays and criticism'

Paul Burger looks at the latest work of an author inspired by Hunter S. Thompson's gonzo journa ...  
What the 'Communist Manifesto' says about climate change

Dr Martin Hirst explores parallels between the writings of Marx and Engels with today's capitalist ...  
BOOK REVIEW: 'Say Hello' by Carly Findlay

Suresh Rajan reviews a book by an extraordinary young woman with an inspiring story for anyone ...  
Billy McMahon: A hopeless, forgettable PM

In this new biography of Billy McMahon's life, author Patrick Mullins recounts his inadequacies as ...  
BOOK REVIEW: A Long Way From No Go by Tjanara Goreng Goreng

If you’re not faint hearted, and your mind, spirit and soul are open to hearing some hideous ...  
Reviews: The Knowledge Solution & Follow The Leader

As trust in our political leaders continues to decline, commentary decrying the malaise in which ...  
BOOK REVIEW: 'Adani and the War Over Coal' — a pox on both their Parties

The story of the devious and secretive negotiations between Adani and Australian governments of ...  
A new brand of populism?

David McKnight, the Australian journalist and historian, believes in rescuing populism from the ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Warren Mundine in Black + White (Updated edition)

Warren Mundine's newly updated autobiography is challenging in several ways, writes Rosemary ...  
REVIEW: A Word to the Wise — worthy addition to your reference collection

Mark Broatch's “Word to the Wise” gives substance and authenticity to this text's subtitle: ...  
What's wrong with Australia's democracy?

Kevin Bain reviews three publications offering diverse perspectives of what is ailing Australia ...