Whether my Maker is prepared for the great
ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
Latitude rumours are like lightning on summer tinder, producing flames that dance in flickering brilliance from person to person, sometimes flaring in great conflagrations of exaggeration before finally extinguishing themselves in the cold waters of fact.
Four months after losing the leadership spill he instigated, Peter Dutton has broken his silence in an extraordinary spray at Malcolm Turnbull.
Political Revenge Served Cold?
'He ruled it like a cult': inside drug crop enforcer's brutal regime
The Dollar Store Backlash Has Begun Citylab.com
Should poetry be political? For the longest time, the answer was no. Then came 9/11, and a change in the artistic psycheGirlfriend’s retired coal miner grandfather, unprompted, out of nowhere:“Everyone in the country should make $70,000 a year. No more, no less. And that’s it”— Jeff Stein (@JStein_WaPo) December 25, 2018
Although he played up his eccentricities in public, Edward Gorey was a shy, private man who took perverse pride in the dullness of his own existence Gorey
The shackles of moral perfection. Both utilitarianism and rationalism, embraced fully, create servants. The nonmoral parts of life make us who we are Who Are We
International books-of-the-year lists
Among international books-of-the-year lists we now also have:
- The best Canadian fiction of 2018 at CBC
- "Some of our leading authors' favourite books of 2018" at the (South African) Sunday Times, in: Books of the year 2018
- The Brittle Paper Booklover's Guide: African Books of 2018
- "A shelf-load of Australian writers" select: The best books of 2018 ... and a few more as well at the Sydney Morning Herald, and Nicole Abadee selects The 17 best books of 2018 at the Australian Financial Review
- Los mejores libros españoles de 2018 at El Mundo -- where they agree with El País (see my previous mention) and say Manuel Vilas' Ordesa tops the lot