Literature
The centre shall not hold: Scott Ryan's 'Challenging Politics'

Former Liberal MP Scott Ryan's 'Challenging Politics' looks at how modern politics shuns negoti ...  
Kerryn Phelps' 'How to Keep Your Brain Young': A thinking person's guide

If you have ever wondered whether your misspent youth may have killed off a few too many brain ...  
IA BOOK CLUB: 'Country — Future Fire, Future Farming', by Bill Gammage & Bruce Pascoe

Dermot Daley reviews a valuable historical account that explores successful farming by Indigenous ...  
People living with disability have a dignified right to sex

Graeme Sparkes reviews a new memoir that explores the bond a mother shares with her son who is ...  
IA Book Club: 'Memoirs Of A Rebel — Black Market Shooting'

Lindy Kittel explores a new book by Kon Georgiou, which reveals his life as a bikie and how he ...  
IA Book Club: 'Why You Should Give A F*ck About Farming'

Revelly Robinson explores a book that looks at how we take food security for granted and why we ...  
'Death of a Whale: The Challenge of Anti-Whaling Activists and Indigenous Rights' — an excerpt

In this excerpt from his book, Captain Paul Watson shares the haunting memory of a harpooning and ...  
IA Book Club: Confronting the global climate crisis

This short book, The Human Scaffold: How Not to Design Your Way Out of a Climate Crisis appears ...  
IA Book Club: Two Revolutions and the Constitution

Julie McNeill reviews a story by James D R Philips of revolutionary American progress from British ...  
IA Book Club: The Crime of Not Knowing Your Crime – Ric Throssell Against ASIO

Jim Kable reviews a book by Karen Throssell about the injustice suffered by her father in his ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Accidental Prime Minister by Annika Smethurst

Stephen Saunders checks out political reporter Annika Smethurst’s intriguing biography of ...  
IA Book Club: Maria Taylor's 'Injustice'

Revelly Robinson takes a look at Injustice, which is a history of Australia's cruel treatment of ...  
IA BOOK CLUB: Chris Bowen's 'Labor People'

Craig Minns unpacks Chris Bowen's new book, 'Labor People: The Stories of Six True Believers' ...  
IA Book Club: The Shortest History of War

Jim Kable reviews Gwynne Dyer's 'The Shortest History of War', which looks at the comparative role ...  
EXCLUSIVE: 'The Crime of Not Knowing Your Crime: Ric Throssell against ASIO' — an excerpt

In this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Karen Throssell, daughter of Ric Throssell, one of ...  
BOOK REVIEW: A Narrative Of Denial – Australia And The Indonesian Violation of East Timor

Peter Baker examines a book exposing Australia's actual role in the tragic reality suffered by ...  
BOOK REVIEW: How to improve Australia’s Democracy – Breaking the Vicious Cycle!

Cameron Daly reviews a book by Dr Klaas Woldring, which provides feasible solutions for repairing ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Return to Uluru

Jim Kable reviews a new book that examines a killing and hidden history that goes to the heart ...  
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