Issue 196


Jeff Sparrow Editorial



Christos Tsiolkas The Slap 1.0
Maxine ClarkeThe unbearable whiteness of beauty
Rodney HallCopyright, the market and the survival of Aust Lit
Dennis Altman
Escaping the tribe?
Bob Brown
The will of the people
Jenny Hocking
The election that never was
Carmela Baranowska
‘Why are you still alive?’
Thomas Shepherd
A life in mirrors
Tara June Winch
Picture of a Shell-shocked land

Melbourne Futures Fiction*

Margo LanaganUntil the solid earth dissolves
Andrew MorganHeart of dockness
Jack DannMohammed’s angel
Lucy Sussex
Riot on the State Library lawn


Cassandra O’Loughlin Nourishment
Desh Balasubramaniam
North East Anthem
Elena Knox
Tanja Kovac
Cultural Cringe
Paul Mitchell
Second Marriage
Debbie Lim
Taking Blood
Bonny Cassidy
Lining space, drying time
Ned Kelly
Joel Scott − Four Heads, Morocco
Eddie Paterson
Blood on the tracks
Qi Guo, translated by Ouyang Yu
Mid Autumn
Kevin Gillam
small religion


Tom Clark – Journey Without Arrival
Bel Monypenny - The Red Highway
John McLaren - 60 Classic Australian Poems
Laurie Clancy - Doing Life: A Biography of Elizabeth Jolley
Lyndon Megarrity - The Dreaming and Other Essays

* Supported by the City of Melbourne 2009 Arts Grants Program


Jeff Sparrow

Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland.

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