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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The price of peace

    • Jo Dirks
    • 10 July 2006

    Jo Dirks looks at a new film on the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

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    Book reviews

    • Godfrey Moase, Marcelle Mogg, John Carmody
    • 10 July 2006

    Reviews of Frontier Justice: Weapons of mass destruction and the bushwacking of America; Best Australian political cartoons and Quarterly Essay, ‘Made in England: Australia’s British Inheritance’.

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    Film reviews

    • Morag Fraser, Lucille Hughes
    • 10 July 2006

    Reviews of the films Master And Commander: The Far Side of the World; In The Cut; Mystic River and Nicholas Nickleby.

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    V. good

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 10 July 2006

    New Year’s resolutions: 1. No more TV IQ tests that expose one’s innumeracies and estimate one’s intelligence at somewhere between a One Nation voter and a newt.

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    A murder in the family

    • Trent O'Bryan
    • 10 July 2006
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    Karen Kissane’s book on the murder of Julie Ramage by her husband makes us ask ourselves whether the private attitudes that allowed men to claim provocation as a defence for killing their partners have really changed.  Do they also need to be overhauled? 

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    I open a door in my head

    • Sarah Holland-Batt
    • 10 July 2006

    Here is a boy in a listless room, breathing ...  All is quarantine. Laughter on ration ... Nothing moves except the boy's hand.

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    Making music in Rio

    • Sebastien de Robillard
    • 10 July 2006
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    The film is not about the musicians, it is solely about the music. Kaurismaki set out to ‘capture the soul ….the magic feeling and the unique emotional bond’ of choro. You are left completely satisfied and even discreetly swinging your hips as the credits roll.

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    A planet of slums

    • Gary Pearce
    • 10 July 2006

    Mike Davis' new book belongs to a long tradition of studies of the urban poor – among them, Friedrich Engels’s examination of Victorian Manchester in The Condition of the Working Class in England. Davis updates this genre for a period of globalisation.

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    A sea of opportunity

    • Brian Matthews
    • 09 July 2006

    A week in which Mark Latham becomes the Leader of the Opposition and begins talking about ‘rungs of opportunity’.

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    Funeral of Queen Mary

    • Kirsty Sangster
    • 09 July 2006

    Poem by Kirsty Sangster.    

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    Surviving

    • Caroline Williamson
    • 09 July 2006

    Poem by Caroline Williamson

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    The Consolations of Biography

    • Peter Rose
    • 08 July 2006

    Peter Rose on writing Rose Boys.

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