Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 198 Autumn 2010 · Main Posts Issue 198 Jeff Sparrow Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow − Editorial Correspondence Essays Mungo MacCallum − Rudd and the boat people Meanland: Margaret Simons − Reading in an age of change Towards 200: Raewyn Connell − Bread and waratahs Lizzie O’Shea − Letters from death row CAL—Art and life: Simon Sellars − Hiding in plain sight * Brian Walters − Justice on trial Kevin Foster − Embedding control Michael Brull − But what about Zionism? Fiction Miriam Sved − Best and fairest Phillip Tang − Bits Tim Richards − Dog’s life Reviews Kerry Leves − The Children of Leonidas James Ley − A healthy diversity Vane Lindesay − Comic Commentators (web only) Poetry Duncan Hose − settler’s mess Michael Farrell − wide open road Anna Ryan-Punch − Differential Threshold Ryan Scott − Disquisition on Home Stuart Cooke − Your Sea Kevin Gillam − instructions mislaid Kate White − RE: Total inexactitude Matthew Hall − Set Maysoon Elnigoumi − A souqi Rebecca Giggs − The Easement Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202311 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the final day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s most important members get to have their say Editorial Team BORIS A quick guide to another year of Overland, from your trusty feline, Boris. I liked the ginger cat story, though it made my human cry. I liked the talking cat, too, but I’m definitely in the “not wasting my time learning to talk” camp. But reading is good. And writing is fun, though it’s been challenging […] 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 9 November 20239 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s co-chief editor Evelyn Araluen speaks truth to power Editorial Team To my friends and comrades, I’m not sure if there’s language to communicate how this last month has utterly changed me. This time a few weeks ago the busyness and chaos of bricolage arts and academic labour had so efficiently distracted me from my anxiety about the upcoming referendum that I forgot to prepare myself for its inevitable conclusion.