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Delia Falconer reviews 'Moral Hazard' by Kate Jennings and 'Judgement Rock' by Joanna Murray-Smith

Delia Falconer
14 August 2019

From at least the mid-1980s, it has been almost obligatory for Australian reviewers to bemoan the dearth of contemporary political More

Sophie Masson reviews 'The Ancestor Game' by Alex Miller

Sophie Masson
06 August 2019

Alex Miller’s third novel treads some complex and difficult territory, staking out the past, memory, and the creation of self. It More

2018 Publisher Picks

Nathan Hollier et al.
18 December 2018

To complement our ‘Books of the Year’ feature, which appeared in the December 2018 issue, we invited some senior publishers to nominate their favourite books of 2018 – all published by other companies.

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2017 Publisher Picks

Madonna Duffy et al
21 December 2017

To complement our 2017 ‘Books of the Year’, we invited several senior publishers to nominate their favourite books – all published by other companies.

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Stuart Macintyre reviews 'The Undivided Past: History Beyond our Differences' by David Cannadine

Stuart Macintyre
27 September 2013

David Cannadine is a distinguished transatlantic historian, the author of books on modern Britain and its empire, the biographer of G.M. Trevelyan and Andrew Mellon, and he recently More

Paul Kane reviews 'The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry' edited by Rita Dove

Paul Kane
27 February 2012

‘To choose the best, among many good,’ says Dr Johnson in his ‘Life of Cowley’, ‘is one of the most hazardous attempts of criticism.’ The truth of this maxim is borne out nicel More