Published: November 2016
This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.
In The Best Australian Essays 2016, Geordie Williamsoncurates the year's best non-fiction writing from Australia's finest writers. The result is a collection that reads as a wake-up call- from Jo Chandler on the devastating bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef and Richard Flanagan on the Syrian exodus to Kurdish-Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani's inside account of life on Manus Island. There is also space for Bowie, TV box-sets and Aussie rules. Spanning politics, music, literature, art, ecology, linguistics and more, this anthology showcases the nation's most eloquent and insightful writing. Maggie MackellarIn Sympathy- A Fugue* Ashley Hay The Bus Stop* Rebecca Giggs Whale Fall* Anwen Crawford The Noise Made By People * Melinda Harvey She Thinks She Is The Boss* Mireille Juchau The Most Holy Object in the House* Fiona WrightA World of Bald White Days* Vicki Hastrich Things Seen* Helen Garner This Old Self* Tegan Bennett Daylight Vagina* Jennifer MillsDetroit, I Do Mind* Fiona McGregor The Experience Machine* Michelle de KretserLike a Thief in the Night* Jo ChandlerGrave Barrier Reef* Anna Spargo-Ryan How to Love Football* Peter Goldsworthy Review of Chorale at the Crossing by Peter Porter* Gregory Day Review of John Kinsella's 'Drowning in Wheat'* J.M. Coetzee Introduction to Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier* James Bradley David Bowie- Loving the Alien* Galarrwuy YunupinguRom Watangu* Richard FlanaganNotes on the Syrian Exodus* Adam Rivett 35,000 Pieces of Converted Culture* Michael Winkler The Great Red Whale* Behrouz BoochaniLife on Manus- The Island of the Damned* Martin McKenzie-Murray On Mass Shootings* Guy Rundle On Modern Terrorism* Clive James Play All* Julian BurnsideWhat Sort of Country Are We?* Kim ScottBoth Hands Full