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Book review: Dick Hamer, the liberal Liberal

G21st September 2017 

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One of Victoria’s most celebrated premiers is acknowledged in a significant biography by former Age journalist Tim Colebatch.

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Book Review: A History of Christianity

G8th February 2017 

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Christianity is the biggest religion in the world with 2.2 billion adherents, but it wasn’t always so. Here’s a look at Diarmaid MacCulloch’s epic history of one of the world’s great religions.

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Book review: Introduction to World Religions

G25th August 2016 

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As the world becomes ever more interwoven with different faiths, there’s never been a better time to read about the world’s religions.

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Paul Keating: The Biography

G16th October 2015 

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My thoughts on David Day’s latest biography on Australia’s twenty-fourth prime minister.

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The Lucky Country

G4th June 2014 

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Fifty years ago social critic Donald Horne wrote his famous book ‘The Lucky Country’ describing Australia as “a lucky country run mainly by second-rate people who share its luck”.

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