Another local literary prize has refused to award a winner. This can have a crushing effect on a tough winner-takes-all economy.
Awarding the prize to Peter Handke is a stunningly short-sighted call for a body trying to rebound from last year’s scandal.
Margaret Simons' biography reveals a politician who is determined to beat the bullies, the racists and the homophobes by being the smartest and toughest person in the room.
'The guest house was something between a hostel and a reality TV show, the days bleeding into one another in a tedium of sameness.'
Aged 11, Olympia Nelson found herself at the centre of a media storm, after a nude photograph, taken by her late mother, Polixeni Papaetrou, landed on the cover of Art Monthly. Now, she's back in Melbourne for a new exhibition of her mum's work.
If there was any band that announced that rock music had shifted in the second half of the '70s, it was The Cars.
A new book by national security journalist Brian Toohey reminds us that while the secretive Pine Gap is on Australian soil, it's the US calling the shots — and ministers are expected to fall in line.
Devine has been one of Australia’s most vociferous opponents of drug reform for decades. In his new book, Antony Loewenstein checks in: is the fight over?
White society hinged on the myth of 'protecting' white women from rape but, in reality, what they were really 'protected' from was their own liberation and any capacity to form meaningful relationships with people of colour.