Steve Lewis and his press gallery comrade poured a delicious suite of political anecdotes into their fictional take on Canberra
Salman Rushdie’s memoir of a decade in hiding from a fatwa is a message from the frontline in the
Finally have time to sit down with a book? The long-list finalists in the Walkley Book Award are som
Chris Warren thinks bloggers and social media can add depth to the Australian political debate, but
30 October 2012
A vivid account of the depredations that led to the downfall of the News of the World makes for compelling reading writes Alan Kennedy.
26 October 2012
There’s a whole world beyond Washington’s Beltway, and Peter Ryan is glad Michael Brissenden found it.
2 August 2012
Free speech and open debate are never guaranteed, says Pádraig Reidy
30 May 2012
Alan Kennedy shares a book about a father and daughter that everyone should read
10 May 2012
Here’s a good start to a political parlour game. Who said this? “Few predicted the extent of the present world recession. For a period we in Australia were fortunate not to feel its full effect.”
4 May 2012
Alan Kennedy recognises that Raymond Fitzpatrick and journalist Frank Browne were an unlovely pair, but what federal parliament did to them in 1955 was a scandal