The China Journals: Ideology and intrigue in the 1960s by Hugh Trevor-Roper, edited by Richard Davenport-Hines
The Road by John Martinkus & Too Close to Ignore edited by Mark Moran and Jodie Curth-Bibb
We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know: Dispatches from an age of impunity by Sophie McNeill
Blood and Silk: Power and conflict in modern Southeast Asia by Michael Vatikiotis
Australia does not have a great tradition of writers producing books on international affairs for a general audience. Along with others like Hugh White, Michael Wesley – a former head of the Lowy Institute now based at the Australian National University – is helping to correct this.