Lucy Saunders

A multitude of voices

20 July 2013 9:00 am

‘Consider, too, the world’s fisheries.’ This line more or less sums up the tone of Destroying the Joint: Why Women…

It happened one night

17 November 2012 9:00 am

Tales from the Political TrenchesBy Maxine McKew Random House, $29.99, pp 256 ISBN 9780522862218 The spectre of disgruntled ex-colleagues dropping…

Fresh Crabb for dinner

17 March 2012 4:00 pm

The ABC’s Kitchen Cabinet has shown us something press conferences can’t – and discovered a star in Amanda Vanstone’s dog

’Tis the season to be sorry

17 December 2011 1:00 pm

Is the aftermath of the office Christmas party really worth a skinful of free booze?

Australian Books: Learn some manners

2 April 2011 12:00 am

My grandmother gave me a copy of Ita Buttrose’s 1985 A Guide to Modern Etiquette for Christmas many years ago, in what may have been a not-particularly-subtle hint.

Dimming of the light

26 February 2011 12:00 am

The Way They Were: The View From The Hill Of The 25 Years That Remade Australia is Alan Ramsey’s latest compilation of columns, following 2009’s A Matter of Opinion.

Built on columns

27 November 2010 12:00 am

The timing was obviously important: there’s a guaranteed post-election market for books about the campaign, usually made up of people who followed the real thing slightly too closely.

Nothing personal

7 August 2010 12:00 am

Hawke: the Prime Minister by Blanche d’Alpuget
Melbourne University Press, $54.99
pp. 416, ISBN 9780522856705