Book Review – Susan Bordo’s ‘The Destruction of Hillary Clinton’

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Susan Bordo’s The Destruction of Hillary Clinton adds to a growing list of publications trying desperately to understand the 2016 US presidential election. Bordo intervenes in a debate that has been raging since the day the polls closed, and shows no signs of dying down. ‘How,’ Bordo asks, ‘could such an extraordinarily well-qualified, experienced, admired,

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‘Still Lucky’ by Rebecca Huntley Book Review

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There is, by now, a standard presentation for a certain type of Australian non-fiction book, one that the publishers hope will do well among the festival crowd, and in the windows. Strong, large title, affirmative breezy cover picture, usually of a beach, and endorsement quotes by either George Megalogenis, David Marr, Annabel Crabb and/or Laura

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Satirist John Clarke has died, aged 68

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News & Commentary, Non-Fiction |

New Zealand-born comedian and writer John Clarke has died at the age of 68. According to an ABC spokesperson, Clarke died of natural causes on the weekend while hiking in the Grampians National Park in Victoria Best known as one half of the long-running satirical interview series, Clarke and Dawe, Clarke first rose the prominence in the late

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