September 2009 Volume LIII, No. 9

Short Takes VI

Alan Gould
The Voice of the Living Light
Michael Giffin
Dog and Kangaroo; Slug
Janine Fraser
Constructing a Parliament
Michael O’Connor
Our (So-Called) Battle for Australia
Peter Ryan
Separate Sightings
Sebastian Schloessingk

Art

Not Just America

Patricia Anderson

Books

Duped and Self-Duped

Patrick Morgan

Believing in Cliches

Hal Colebatch

Views of Darwin

James Franklin

Culture

Defence

The Manchurian Paradox

Michael Evans

Environment

That Aching Void

John Izzard

Fiction

How Verona Got Its Name

Jennifer Compton

In Loving Memory

Ann Howard

The Confirmation

Stephen Orr

Film

Man of Film

Neil McDonald

First Person

Short Takes VI

Alan Gould

Constructing a Parliament

Michael O’Connor

History

Conversations with Djilas

Desmond O'Grady

Rogue History

Michael Connor

Journalism

The Future of Journalism

Stephen Quinn

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Bill Harcourt, Howard Hutchins, Neil James, JohnTwyford, Mike Rathbone, Peter Fagan, Mark O'Connor

Literature

Death and the Poets

Roger Sandall

Obituary

Philosophy and Ideas

Politics

By the Nerds, For the Nerds

David Alexander

Society

Human Rights and the Unborn

Angela Shanahan

Tribute

Frank Devine as Essayist

Keith Windschuttle

Poetry

Three Birdsongs

Bert Almon

Coal

Mark Lewis

The Draw

Sebastian Schloessingk

Jeogla Return; Birdsongs

Peter Skrzynecki

Driving Home

David Chandler

Unfinished Symphony

Bert Almon

Watermelon

Janine Fraser

Triptych

Peter Skrzynecki

In Memoriam A.K.; Memo

Shane McCauley

The Obama Urbanelle

Andrew Slattery

Victors’ Justice

Peter Kocan

Separate Sightings

Sebastian Schloessingk

Dog and Kangaroo; Slug

Janine Fraser

Poem

David Chandler