Paul Strangio reviews Quarterly Essay 71: 'Follow the Leader' by Laura Tingle

Paul Strangio

As chief political correspondent for the ABC’s 7.30, Laura Tingle was a ringside commentator of the latest knockout bout of leadership pugilism in Canberra. Calling the crazed w More

'The art of pain: Writing in the age of trauma' by Beejay Silcox

Beejay Silcox

Inspirational Memoirs, Painful Lives, Real Lives – these were the polite terms, the labels you might find on bookshop shelves, but the term that stuck was Misery Literature. The books ha More

Varun Ghosh reviews 'Fear: Trump in the White House' by Bob Woodward

Varun Ghosh

Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward opens with an astonishing incident. In September 2017, Gary Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, removed a letter from th More

2018 Arts Highlights of the Year

ABR Arts

To celebrate the year’s memorable plays, films, concerts, operas, ballets, and exhibitions, we invited twenty-nine critics and arts professionals to nominate some personal favourites. We More

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