In a world of post-truth and alternative facts, read a timely essay from Griffith Review 55: State of Hope. This quarter’s theme is South Australia. Tory Shepherd’s In the Dark: when ‘truthiness’ eclipses truth discusses how South Australia can steer us back into the waters of sanity.
Stephen Greenall, author of the Winter Traffic talks to us about crime writing, illicit living and Sydney’s zoological ferocity.
Kate Grenville tells us why she decided to write The Case Against Fragrance and what she discovered in the process.
We present you with an extract from Fear, by Dirk Kurbjuweit, a deeply unsettling and tightly plotted mystery, exploring ideas of masculinity, violence, the rule of law, familial loyalty and paranoia.