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David Brophy reviews 'Without America: Australia in the New Asia' (Quarterly Essay 68) by Hugh White

David Brophy
21 February 2018

For upward of a decade, Hugh White has been sounding a warning: that Australia’s long-standing policy of relying on the United States as guarantor of our security in Asia was approaching More

Varun Ghosh reviews 'Collusion: How Russia helped Trump win the White House' by Luke Harding

Varun Ghosh
21 February 2018

It is now widely believed that Russia and its agents interfered with the 2016 US presidential election to help Donald Trump get elected ...

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Barbara Keys reviews 'Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics' by Lawrence O’Donnell

Barbara Keys
21 February 2018

It was the year an American presidential candidate declared: ‘We got too much dignity in government now; what we need is some meanness.’ Even without this call to arms, meanness was ab More

Gideon Haigh reviews 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House' by Michael Wolff

Gideon Haigh
01 February 2018

In his new account of Donald Trump’s presidency, Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff describes how Trump’s ‘adviser’ Steve Bannon counselled fellow White House newbies to read More

News from the Editor's Desk - September 2016

29 August 2016

News from the the Editor's Desk in the September issue of Australian Book Review.

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