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A dystopian or utopian future? Claire G. Coleman’s new novel Enclave imagines both

Image: Shutterstock I was reading Noongar author Claire G. Coleman’s third novel, Enclave, a few days after the US Supreme Court overturned the Roe v Wade judgement,...

Religious lies, conmen and coercive control: how cults corrupt our desire for love and connection

Image: Young women members of the Charles Manson family kneel on the sidewalk outside the Los Angeles at Hall of Justice March 29, 1971,...

Paul McCartney’s The Lyrics: an extraordinary life in song

      Paul McCartney photographed backstage at the television show ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’, Birmingham, England, 1963. © MPL Communications Ltd Review: Paul McCartney, The Lyrics:...

Dr Norman Swan’s new book tests the evidence on diet, sex and the ‘bullshit’ wellness trend. Does he know what’s good for us?

  Picture: Shuttlestock There’s a great moment in George Eliot’s 1861 classic Silas Marner, where a young woman bemoans how people with “neither ache nor...

The Stella shortlist: your guide to 2021’s powerful, emotional books

  Picture: Stella Prize/The Conversation Each year, The Stella Prize honours writing by women. Good. We’ve come a long way. We’ve a long way to...

Sunday essay: a new front in the culture wars, Cynical Theories takes unfair aim at the humanities

Image: Liam Edwards/Unsplash In 2017, when a biology professor in a state college in Washington protested against a proposed day-long ban on the presence of white...