Editions: 2009

December 2009 Volume LIII, No. 12

A Groggy History

John Izzard
Tolkien’s Darkest Work
Hal G.P. Colebatch
David Bird
The Sugar Bag
Peter Ryan
In God We Now Agree
Robert Murray
Leon Trainor

November 2009 Volume LIII, No. 11

Women in Combat – Again!

Michael O’Connor
Scaramouche and the Swashbuckler
Neil McDonald
Shane McCauley
Eurislam – A Model for Australia?
Geoffrey Luck
The Senate Vacancy
Patricia Shaw
Unsolved Mystery in an Upper Middle-Class Suburb
Bruce Dawe

October 2009 Volume LIII, No. 10

The Extraordinary Robert Conquest

John Whitworth
Climate Modelling Nonsense
John Reid
Forward Pragmatically
Jack Snelling
At Taronga Zoo; Wellington
Cath Vidler
“Rights” as a Weapon in Culture War
Shimon Cowen
A Ballade of Serious Matters
John Whitworth

September 2009 Volume LIII, No. 9

The Manchurian Paradox

Michael Evans
The Confirmation
Stephen Orr
Rain in the Forest; How it is
Leon Trainor
The Rise of the Market State
Paul Monk
How Verona Got Its Name
Jennifer Compton
Jeogla Return; Birdsongs
Peter Skrzynecki

July - August 2009 Volume LIII, No. 7-8

The Neo-Socialism of the Twenty-First Century

Steven Kates
David Williamson by Mrs Williamson
Michael Connor
Desorientation a Deux
Graeme Hetherington
Susanna Who Plays Clarinet
Rod Usher
Taking Pascal’s Wager
Peter Coleman
The Politics of School Choice
Kevin Donnelly

June 2009 Volume LIII, No. 6

The Aztec Solution

Michael Kile
Two More Clint Eastwood Masterpieces
Neil McDonald
I was
Kathy Duggan
Doctors of the Second Freshness
Michael Galak
Gordon Barton by Sam Everingham
John Izzard
Into the Valley; Head Space
Christine Paice

May 2009 Volume LIII, No. 5


Libby Sommer
Journey Without Arrival
Patrick Morgan
Pictorial Banquet
Giles Auty
The Bombing of Darwin
Tom Frame
The Widow Clicquot
Philippa Martyr
Melbourne Burning
Ashlley Morgan-Shae

April 2009 Volume LIII, No. 4

Peter Howson I: Ray Evans II: Colin Balmer III: Tony Abbott

Ray Evans, Colin Balmer, Tony Abbott
A Christian in Politics
Stephen Holt
For Robert Taylor
Graeme Hetherington
George Bush and History’s Croakers
Claudio Veliz
Two Whole Men
George Thomas
The Course of Human Endeavor
Patrick Walsh

March 2009 Volume LIII, No. 3

A Marathon for Australian Art

Patricia Anderson
More Control, Less Prosperity
Des Moore
Australia: Echoes of Xavier Herbert
Laurie Hergenhan
The High Price of PC Power
Ray Evans & Tom Quirk
The Great Australian Folk Song That Wasn’t
Keith McKenry
Obama and the Weathermen
Mervyn F. Bendle

January - February 2009 Volume LIII, No. 1-2

Arguments Against Abstraction

Giles Auty
The Other by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Iain Bamforth
The Threepenny Kowhai Stamp Brooch
Jennifer Compton
Back to Coombs, or Forward?
Peter Howson
Hollow Man of Yesterday
Peter Ryan
Philippa Martyr