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A deeply thoughtful review of Best Oz Essays 2012 by writer David Sornig

What a pleasure it is to read a review like this one, where the reviewer seems to have been inside your head as you made your decisions about which essays to choose of all that were available, and how to place them so that they would sing to one another, sometimes sweetly, sometimes in discordant […]

Introducing The Best Australian Essays 2012

  When looking for wisdom it’s a good idea to range widely. Writing in the years after the Great Crash of ’29,  James Thurber noted corporate heads had started to speak double-talk expressed in low, muffled tones  “because nobody knew what was going to happen and nobody understood what had.” In contrast, the voices in […]