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'I am not yet finished and I never will be': how Anne Summers is still evolving

'I am not yet finished and I never will be': how Anne Summers is still evolving

In her new memoir, Unfettered and Alive, feminist writer and publisher Anne Summers shows that she's far from done. And with the global rise of neoliberal, "status quo" feminism, her voice may be more valuable than ever.

What happened to Australia?

What happened to Australia?

In Australia: What Happened?, Ben Pobjie explores our country's humble beginnings as a cosy corner of the supercontinent Pangaea, to its current status as one of the world's most middling powers.

Gillian Triggs' book could do with a little less reason and a little more rancour

Gillian Triggs' book could do with a little less reason and a little more rancour

Gillian Triggs' new book Speaking Up aspires more to be reference text than a memoir, which is a shame.

The Honey Badger’s sales pitch to (and for) Australia

The Honey Badger’s sales pitch to (and for) Australia

Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins is facing a media storm over his time as The Bachelor, but his new book and its associated image rehab tour reveals the power and appeal of the Aussie larrikin.

The new book by an IPA fellow that is head-scratchingly nuanced

The new book by an IPA fellow that is head-scratchingly nuanced

Matthew Lesh's heavily researched theory on socio-economic divides would give Andrew Bolt a heart attack.

Why is the Nobel Prize for Literature cancelled?

Why is the Nobel Prize for Literature cancelled?

The cancellation comes down to a scandal involving sexual assault, financial misconduct and one of the world’s most exalted cultural institutions.

Pauline Hanson book succumbs to its own depthless loathing

Pauline Hanson book succumbs to its own depthless loathing

For the most part a brisk and entertaining read, Hoodwinked eventually falls apart.

On Rape is not good enough to be truly controversial

On Rape is not good enough to be truly controversial

Germaine Greer is doing the outrage circuit for her new book On Rape. But what are her arguments, and do they actually stack up to legal scrutiny?

The true point of writers festivals

The true point of writers festivals

Are writers festivals still necessary? Crikey readers share some insights.