POEM: Clash by night

This poem is an *IA Writing Competition (creative work category) entry.  
BOOK REVIEW: Deceptions of World War II

Camouflage techniques, deception tactics and double agents are all explored in a fascinating new ...  
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EDITORIAL: Same-sex parenting book-ban today, world domination tomorrow

Nazi Germany famously burned any books opposed to its fascist ideology before Hitler raged his ...  
Hero of Barrier Reef conservation honoured in new biography

A new biography of conservationist John Busst outlines how much more needs to be done today to ...  
Unveiling the Secret Heroes of World War II

A new book chronicling the untold heroes of World War II is a fascinating glimpse into the world ...  
The creature of caprice

This short story is an *IA Writing Competition (creative work category) entry.  
BOOK REVIEW: Flying with Paper Wings

'Flying with Paper Wings: Reflections on Living with Madness' is a moving story of living with ...  
From love to politics, Kerryn Phelps' memoir tells all

A brand new autobiography by Dr Kerryn Phelps recounts the struggles faced in her life of polit ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Culinary Canon

Megan Jane de Paulo's cookbook, The Culinary Canon, aims for gourmet greatness but sadly misfir ...  
David McBride book review stirs controversy

A review of David McBride's autobiography has missed the point of the whistleblower's story and ...  
The IA Writing Competition is back!

The IA Writing Competition is back by popular demand and it's even bigger and better!    
BOOK REVIEW: The Six — The Untold Story of America's First Women in Space

Loren Gush's book, 'The Six: The Untold Story of America's First Women in Space', portrays six ...  
Bushman Tommy Ryan, pioneer of the Labor Party

A new book chronicles the brief but significant political career of a shearer who was instrumental ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Stopping Oil: Climate Justice and Hope

A new book detailing the struggle against environmental destruction at government hands serves as ...  
BOOK REVIEW — Killing for Country: A Family Story

David Marr's latest book provides important insights on Australia's foundations of racism and ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Pax: War and Peace in Rome's Golden Age

The legacy of the Roman Empire lives on, writes Andrew Strobel.  
JULY WINNERS!: IA Writing Competition

Independent Australia is delighted to announce the IA Writing Competition winners for the month ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The World: A Family History of Humanity

Simon Sebag Montefiore's tome understandably sacrifices depth for breadth, writes Elizabeth ...  
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