Judging by the Captain Cook statue controversy, though, our debates about the past have never been more fruitless. Is there a way beyond the history wars that began under John Howard? And in an age of free-floating fears about the global, digital future, is history... read more
In 2008 Clive Hamilton was at Parliament House in Canberra when the Beijing Olympic torch relay passed through. He watched in bewilderment as a small pro-Tibet protest was overrun by thousands of angry Chinese students. Where did they come from? W... read more
The Monthly is one of Australia’s boldest voices, providing enlightening commentary and vigorous, at times controversial, debate on the issues that affect the nation. Home to our finest thinkers, journalists and critics, including David Marr, Helen Garner,... read more
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Understand the history behind feminism with these core treatises on women's rights.
In Issue No. 1 we meet Australian fashion icon Jenny Kee in the Blue Mountains, translator from Italian Ann Goldstein in New York City, and French-Cuban music duo Ibeyi in London. We learn about Ramadan, the influence of Aboriginal ball game Marngrook on Australian rules fo... read more
An unforgettable book for fans of Henry Marsh and Atul Gawande about how we lose ourselves and those around us - and how we can be found again.Who do we become when our minds misbehave? If a loved one changes as a result of a brain disorder, are they still the same person? Could... read more
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'A beautifully written, eminently readable, and uniquely important challenge to conventional wisdom' J. D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy Humans are tribal. We need to belong to groups. Groups unite us, fostering a sense of belonging... read more
A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND FOUNDER OF THE EVERYDAY SEXISM PROJECT, LAURA BATES.
'Following [Everyday Sexism] will make most women feel oddly saner.' Caitlin Moran
'Piercingly astute.' Stylist
Laura Bates, pionee... read more
In On Borrowed Time, Manne applies his brilliant mind to the topics that have shaped our world over the last five years, including climate change, the media, Australia's asylum seeker policy, and Wikileaks. This provocative and challenging book features essays on Donald Trump'... read more
If you're like most of us, you spend your whole damn life working for everyone else: the bank, your spouse, or your kids - it's rare that you carve out some time to stop and focus on the vitally important questions. You know, the one's that are critical, but not urgent, l... read more
Chris Masters is Australia's foremost investigative journalist. In Uncommon Soldier he explored the nature of Australian soldiering from recruitment to being on the front line in Afghanistan. His descriptions of battle are some of the most... read more