(“The End of American Diplomacy”, p.52) is the author of The Reading Group, Camille’s Bread, A Short History of Richard Kline, and the Quarterly Essays Groundswell and Voting for Jesus.
(“Invisible Cities”, p.56) is The Monthly’s architecture critic.
(“In-house Job”, p.60) is a screenwriter and former artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
(“Same As It Ever Was”, p.62) is The Monthly’s music critic and the author of Live Through This.
(“In Light of Recent Events”, p.66) is an illustrator, artist and cartoonist. His latest book is Overheard – The Art of Eavesdropping.