December 2010–January 2011 no. 327

December 2010–January 2011 no. 327

News from the Editor's Desk

 

Takolander’s prize

Maria Takolander – a poet and academic at Deakin University – has won the 2010 ABR Short Story Competition, worth $2000. The judges, Chris Flyn ... More

Lyn Williams, Geoffrey Blainey, Stephen Edgar, Judith Armstrong, Susan Magarey, John Carmody

 

Fred Williams and Arnold Shore
Dear Editor,

Felicity St John Moore, in her review (November 2010) of Arnold Shore: Pioneer Modernist ... More

John Hirst reviews 'Lazarus Rising' by John Howard and 'A Journey' by Tony Blair

John Hirst

John Howard and Tony Blair both came to the prime ministership in landslides, Howard in 1996, Blair in 1997. They were on opposite sides of the traditional political divide, Howard leading More

Joel Deane reviews 'Trivial Pursuit (Quarterly Essay 40)' by George Megalogenis and 'The Party Thieves' by Barrie Cassidy

Joel Deane

Political writers are much like their sports-writing cousins. Most simply tell it as they see it, recounting the highs and lows of the game, the winners and losers, the statistics and scor More

Also in this issue

Books of the Year 2010

Patrick Allington et al.

Madigan Mine

Benjamin Chandler

Reg Grundy: Reg Grundy

Jacqueline Kent