November 2009 Volume LIII, No. 11

The Struggle for the Schools

Kevin Donnelly
The Immortal Samuel Johnson
Peter Ryan
I’ve Ridden Slipshod Over My Life
John West
“Uncle Bob”
Mark Lopez
Three Poems
Suzanne Edgar
Delivery Driver
Alison McNaught

Books

Dividing the Unknown

Hal G.P. Colebatch

Refusing to Be Victims

J. J. Spigelman

Standard Habbie

Jamie Grant

Defence

Women in Combat – Again!

Michael O’Connor

Education

“Uncle Bob”

Mark Lopez

Fiction

The Red Packets

Ouyang Yu

The Senate Vacancy

Patricia Shaw

First Person

Blacklisted

Tom Burton

History

Kevin Does History

Gregory Melleuish

The Tanah Merah Exiles in Australia

Ross Fitzgerald & Graham Irvine

Language

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Michael O'Connor, Dawn Moss, James Allan, Murray Mitchell

Literature

The Frederic Manning Revival

Laurie Hergenhan

Religion

Ryan

Society

Poetry

Elephant

Alison McNaught

Cracking the Shits

Edith Speers

Eels

Anna Buck

My Grandpa … And Yours

Alison McNaught

In Praise of Etymology

Suzanne Edgar

Superstition

Shane McCauley

Bloodlines

Robyn Lance

Giant Bamboo

Andrew Lansdown

Two Poems: 1

Melinda Smith

Two Poems: 2

Melinda Smith

Table of Contents

Jennifer Compton

Five Short Poems

Jennifer Compton

Delivery Driver

Alison McNaught

Three Poems

Suzanne Edgar

As-best-os

Ashlley Morgan-Shae