Literature
IA BOOK CLUB: ‘Arnie — Pearls And Luggers In The Torres Strait’

Jim Kable reviews a book by Arnie and Lee Duffield, filled with yarns about the Torres Strait, its ...  
FitzSimons' 'Gallipoli' puts us right alongside the ill-fated Anzacs

It is eight years since Peter FitzSimons first published 'Gallipoli'. On the cusp of Anzac Day ...  
IA Book Club: Firestorm by Greg Mullins

Revelly Robinson reviews Firestorm, a book by Greg Mullins detailing the Government's inaction on ...  
IA Book Club: GIRT — The Unauthorised History of Australia

Peter Baker reviews David Hunt's 'GIRT: The Unauthorised History of Australia', a compelling book ...  
IA Book Club: Lachlan Macquarie's dismissal

Grace Karskens of the Sydney Morning Herald described The First Dismissal by Luke Slattery as ...  
The killer cop and the murder of Donald Mackay

Dr John Jiggins' book investigates criminal behaviour and drug trafficking, particularly marij ...  
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 ...  

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