Rhyll McMaster reviews 'Sydney' by Delia Falconer

Rhyll McMaster
12 October 2011

Delia Falconer’s Sydney, the third in a series from NewSouth in which leading Australian authors write about their hometowns, is like its harbour, brimful with tones, vivid with More

Martha C. Nussbaum: Creating Capabilities

Belinda Probert
23 August 2011

Martha’s vineyard

Belinda Probert


Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach
by Martha C. Nussbaum
Harvard University Press (Inbooks), $32.95 hb, 238 pp, 9780674050549


Martha Nussbaum has been attracting attention in the Australian pre ... More

Tim Flannery: Here on Earth

Timothy Roberts
04 May 2011

Medean or Gaian impacts

Timothy Roberts



Here on Earth: An Argument for Hope
by Tim Flannery
Text Publishing, $34.95 pb, 334 pp, 9781921656668


Tim Flannery’s books are not known for their uplifting qualities. The Future Eaters < ... More

Karen Laura-Lee Wilson: Gaining a Sense of Self

Rachel Robertson
21 April 2011

Hell and back

Rachel Robertson


Gaining a Sense of Self
by Karen Laura-Lee Wilson
Sid Harta Publishers, $24.95 pb, 464 pp, 9781921642920


Gaining a Sense of Self is the record of Wilson’s first twenty-five years, a story that obviously too ... More

Warren Bonett (ed.): The Australian Book of Atheism

Timothy Roberts
19 April 2011

On the attack

Timothy Roberts


The Australian Book of Atheism
edited by Warren Bonett
Scribe, $35 pb, 442 pp, 9781921640766


Once mainly associated with shrill killjoys and desiccated reductionists, atheism has recently received a j ... More

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