Literature
BOOK REVIEW: Divided Opinions

Peter Baker takes a look at a new book exploring recent politics in Australia across all partie ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Contest for the Indo-Pacific: Why China won’t map the future

Bob Russell-Brown examines a new book discussing power relations between China and other nations ...  
Trust in politics, institutions and each other is in steep decline

In this review, Claudia Perry-Beltrame analyses the current trust deficit in public life and how ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Militarised Youth — The Children of the FARC

Peter Baker explores a fascinating account of the lives of child soldiers in Colombia and the ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Palembang to Pine Gap — the CIA, JFK and Whitlam

A new historical novel dredges up Cold War stories with a warning for present times.  
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Wisdom Years: Unleashing Your Potential in Later Life'

Simone Denereaz reviews a new book that will help anyone get the most out of their retirement ...  
How 'Dark Emu' upset the Right-wing media

Andrew Bolt and other News Corp associates have begun attacking author Bruce Pascoe and his book ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Chain

Peter Baker reviews the critically-acclaimed new mystery thriller from author Adrian McKinty.  
BOOK REVIEW: Griffith Review 'The Light Ascending' — room for many tastes

Writer Michael R Williams discusses the 'break-out' and 'the work in progress' stories from the ...  
BOOK REVIEW: A Sceptic's Search For Meaning

Bob Russell-Brown reviews a new book authored by late television journalist Mike Willesee.  
BOOK REVIEW: Down and Out in Paradise

Cassandra Powell reviews a new book by Luke Williams — an autobiographical journey into the ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Most Dangerous Detective: The Outrageous Glen Patrick Hallahan

Dr John Jiggens reviews a book that explores the dark underbelly of Queensland police corruption ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Boy Swallows Universe is a bird with many feathers and Dalton manages to pluck them without making ...  
Remembering Bjelke-Petersen's abject reign

Life under Joh was no joke. In fact, for a lot of people it was downright dangerous, writes ...  
BOOK REVIEW: White Tears Brown Scars

Ruby Hamad's new book confronts the historical and contemporary oppression faced by women of ...  
BOOK REVIEW: Fractured Fairy Tales

Dr Paul Burger takes a look at a new book written by satirist and member of The Chaser, Charles ...  
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 ...  

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