May 2017, no. 391

May 2017, no. 391

Welcome to the May issue! Highlights include:

Full Contents

Politics

Insane Clown President by Matt Taibbi & How The Hell Did This Happen? by by P.J. O’Rourke

Poetry

The Metronome by Jennifer Maiden

Literary Studies

A Writing Life: Helen Garner and her work by Bernadette Brennan

Fiction

The Idiot by Elif Batuman

Anthology

They Cannot Take The Sky: Stories from detention edited by Michael Green et al.

Essays

The Pleasures of Leisure by The Pleasures of Leisure

Fiction

Storyland by Catherine McKinnon

Fiction

Jean Harley Was Here by Heather Taylor Johnson

Fiction

A Hundred Small Lessons by Ashley Hay

Fiction

Down The Hume by Peter Polites

Fiction

All Fall Down by Cassandra Austin

Fiction

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Poetry

A Personal History of Vision by Luke Fischer

Memoir

And Then I Found Me by Noel Tovey

Essays

The Legacies of Bernard Smith: Essays on Australian Art, history and cultural politics edited by Jaynie Anderson, Christopher R. Marshall, and Andrew Yip

Literary Studies

Woolloomooloo: A Biography by Louis Nowra