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Chris Murray reviews 'Fusion' by Kate Richards

Chris Murray
25 January 2019

Fusion is the fiction début from the author of the acclaimed Madness: A memoir (2013). It draws on Australian gothic and older gothic traditions. With the meditative pos More

James Der Derian reviews 'The Snowden Files' by Luke Harding and 'No Place to Hide' by Glenn Greenwald

James Der Derian
26 May 2014
1984 is back. George Orwell’s nightmare vision of governmental surveillance, secrecy, and deception clearly resonates with the revelations first leaked to the Guardian by former National Security Agen More

Kári Gíslason reviews 'His Stupid Boyhood: A memoir' by Peter Goldsworthy

Kári Gíslason
13 November 2013

Italo Calvino once observed that the ideal condition for a writer is ‘close to anonymity’, adding that ‘the more the author’s figure invades the field, the more the world he portra More

Matthew Lamb reviews 'The Australian Moment: How We Were Made for These Times' by George Megalogenis

Matthew Lamb
21 March 2012

In The Australian Moment: How We Were Made for These Times, George Megalogenis tries to explain how, in spite of ourselves, we managed to survive the last three ‘super crashes o More