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    In memoriam

    • Tony Coady
    • 26 June 2006

    Remembering the life and talents of Richard Victor Hall, 1937–2003

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    Legal fiction friction

    • James Minchin
    • 26 June 2006

    James Minchin reviews Chris Lydgate’s Lee’s Law: How Singapore Crushes Dissent.

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    Of bullocks and bulldust

    • John Sendy
    • 26 June 2006
    1 Comment

    John Sendy revisits Joseph Furphy’s Such is Life

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    Book reviews

    • Miriam Bugden, Andrew Hamilton, Chris O’Connor, Tom Rigby
    • 26 June 2006

    Reviews of Western Horizon: Sydney’s heartland and the future of Australian politics; Body and Soul: A Spirituality of Imaginative Creativity; One Fourteenth of an Elephant: A memoir of life and death on the Burma–Thailand Railway; What’s Right? and Giving it Away: In praise of philanthropy.

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    Film reviews

    • Morag Fraser, Allan James Thomas, Juliette Hughes, Gordon Lewis
    • 26 June 2006

    Reviews of the films Naqoyqatsi; Open Hearts; The Matrix Reloaded and La vérité si je mens! 2.

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    Temporary inanity

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 26 June 2006

    I cocoon all day and well into the night, watching TV, chatting on the phone or fiddling aimlessly with the laptop. I am the luckiest being in history, warm and fed and sheltered and entertained and surrounded by family.

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    Lessons learned from Icarus

    • Brian Matthews
    • 26 June 2006

    There’s a lot of reality around at the moment – at Guantanamo, in Baghdad, in East Timor, in Australian workplaces. To be fully human, we must observe, take account of, and if possible influence these realities as best we can; at the same time life, ordinary quotidian life, must go on.

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    Beyond Left and Right

    • Francis Sullivan
    • 26 June 2006

    Shadow Minister Craig Emerson (pictured), has an intelligent and provocative book that approaches social and economic issues from the right of the ALP. His starting point alone will win him friends and foes. But it will also put some energy into a staid policy making process.

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    Sleep

    • Kate Llewellyn
    • 26 June 2006

    His conversation with the night / is not the same as mine, / Our personalities are the sheets / on which we sleep

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    Impersonating genius for gain

    • Sebastien De Robillard
    • 26 June 2006
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    Colour Me Kubrick, whilst not quite a work of genius, is none the less a very satisfying film. It is a pithy, witty film, that Kubrick fans will enjoy immensely.

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    Train lovers stoked and ready to go

    • Paul Daffey
    • 26 June 2006
    1 Comment

    Train lovers are usually first lured by steam engines and stations. Enthusiasts at the Model Railway Association pursue their passion in miniature. They are also found in busy railyards around Australia.

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    Animation rescues a limp plot

    • Donald Russell
    • 26 June 2006

    Renaissance is an animated film with a conventional plot and off-the-rack characters, but the animation of the movie is a sumptuous feast. 

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