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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Standing ovation for the letter M

    • Judy Rowley
    • 23 April 2006

    Poem by Judy Rowley.

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    The nurturing instinct

    • Sara Dowse
    • 23 April 2006

    Sara Dowse admires Anne Manne’s book Motherhood: How should we care for our  children?

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    A short history of Islam

    • Herman Roborgh
    • 23 April 2006

    Herman Roborgh reviews the revised third  edition of John L. Esposito’s Islam: The Straight Path.

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    British smiles

    • Peter Pierce
    • 23 April 2006

    Peter Pierce is entertained by Joe Queenan’s Queenan Country and Roger Law’s Still Spitting at Sixty.

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    Who was Harold Holt?

    • Philip Harvey
    • 23 April 2006

    Philip Harvey reviews Tom Frame’s The  Life and Death of Harold Holt.

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    Curtin’s greatest achievement

    • Daniel Herborn
    • 23 April 2006

    Daniel Herborn finds John Edwards’s Curtin’s Gift a convincing re-examination of some of the key strands of Curtin’s life.

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    Personal tragedy, wider injustice

    • Godfrey Moase
    • 23 April 2006

    Godfrey Moase reviews Rene Baker: File #28/E.D.P, by Rene Powell and Bernadette Kennedy, and Peopling the Cleland Hills: Aboriginal History in Western Central Australia 1850–1980, by Michael Alexander Smith.

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    Quick reviews

    • Emily Millane, Ali Lemer, Joel Townsend
    • 23 April 2006

    Reviews of the books Snowy River Story: The Grassroots Campaign to Save a National Icon; Yarra: A Diverting History of Melbourne’s Murky River; and A Short History of Myth.

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    Film reviews

    • Allan James Thomas, Gil Maclean, Siobhan Jackson
    • 23 April 2006

    Reviews of the films Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit; Me and You and Everyone we Know; and The Magician.

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    Pass the remote

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 23 April 2006

    There were some curious choices in Nine’s honour roll of the 50 top Australian programs: it was done by some process that wasn’t made plain to me.

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    Tchaikovsky in Hanoi

    • Brian Matthews
    • 21 April 2006

    Nha Hat Lon, as the Opera House is known locally, was, with its Napoleonic panache and grandeur, just the place for large gestures and significant announcements.

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    Figments of my imagination

    • Jennifer Compton
    • 21 April 2006

    Jennifer Compton on the creative life.

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