March 2017, issue no. 389

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Beejay Silcox reviews 'Lincoln in the Bardo' by George Saunders

Beejay Silcox

From the outside, America seems defined by its brutal polarities – political, racial, moral, economic, geographic. The Disunited States of America. From the inside, the picture is more c ... More

2017 Porter Prize Shortlist

Michael Lee Phillips et al

Drone

Someone says drone and I see the cell phone it tracks, see the hand holding the cell phone
Being tracked by the drone, see the arm connected to the hand holding the cell phone
Being tracked b ... More

John Hawke reviews 'Contemporary Australian Poetry' edited by Martin Langford et. al. and 'The Best Australian Poems 2016' edited by Sarah Holland-Batt

John Hawke

According to The Magic Pudding, Bunyip Bluegum’s erudition is established through his ability to ‘converse on a great variety of subjects, having read all the best Australian ... More

Nick Hordern reviews 'Return to Moscow' by Tony Kevin

Nick Hordern

The idea that the world faces a second Cold War started out as hyperbole, but by 2016 it was sounding increasingly plausible. For more than a decade, Moscow, under the leadership of Vladim ... More

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