December 2011–January 2012 no. 337

December 2011–January 2012 no. 337

News from the Editor's Desk

 

Reference vision

By year’s end, it’s not easy to become giddy-headed about our daily cache of new publications, but one book from More

Diane Austin-Broos, Judith White

 

Whither anthropology?

Dear Editor,

Emma Kowal ... More

Peter Hartcher: The Sweet Spot; and Frank Sartor: The Fog on the Hill

Joel Deane

The trouble with Canberra

Joel Deane

 

THE SWEET SPOT: HOW AUSTRALIA MADE ITS OWN LUCK – AND COULD NOW THROW IT ALL AWAY
by Pe ... More

Norman Etherington on the spectre of Manning Clark

Norman Etherington

Recognising biography as ‘one of the new terrors of death’, the eighteenth-century wit John Arbuthnot made sure his life would be sparsely documented. Manning Clark, preoccupied with h ... More

Also in this issue

Books of the Year 2011

Patrick Allington et al.

Savonarola

Gig Ryan

Amanda Curtin: Inherited

Francesca Sasnaitis