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Annabel and Anne will talk about modern families, the choices today’s women make and how to stay sane.
The Conversation tackles the big question – what’s with the cooking, Annabel? – and the reasonable point raised in her previous book, The Wife Drought, that everyone needs a wife.
Anne Summers Reports: Highlights from the current issue
Having told the world he has just months to live, his just published memoir provides an illuminating journey through a most remarkable life.
As reviewed by Julian Burnside.
With more than 2 million people making things, manufacturing in Australia is not dead, but it has been transformed in ways that recall a pre-industrial era, writes Marcus Westbury.
With the US Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage, gays are now part of the mainstream, gay culture is almost non-existent in New York and what was once its epicentre, Greenwich Village, has lost its “gayness”. Reflecting on these changes, David Hay, who still lives in the Village, is torn between nostalgia and vindication.
Istanbul is an alluring city that straddles Europe and the Orient and combines modernity with the remains of a tumultuous history, writes Lee Tulloch.
You don’t have to walk the densely crowded streets or get stuck on one of the abysmally clogged motor routes to understand that chaos is in Istanbul’s DNA.
Gallery: Leila Jeffreys
PENGUIN, NO. 1 AUSTRALIAN MAGPIE, 2015
“I photographed her when she was just a little juvenile and one thing she loved to do was lie on her back and let the kids play with her feet.”
VINCENT from Portrait of a Budgerigar series, 2014
YULE, BARKING OWL from Prey, 2014
Safe refuges for women crucial to changing the story of domestic violence15 November, 2015Tweet ShareTOTAL SHARES 4by Anne Summers Illustration: Simon Bosch It has been a big week for raising the profile of Australia’s deadly domestic violence toll with the launch of a major new prevention initiative and with Rosie Batty, the 2015 Australian of the Year and a high-profile campaigner on this issue, one of…
Hillary Clinton excels in debate but may face Republican maverick20 October, 2015Tweet ShareTOTAL SHARES 0By Anne Summers Illustration by Simon Bosch The email from Bill Clinton on Thursday morning said it all. Sent to the millions, including journalists such as myself who have signed up to keep abreast of his wife’s presidential campaign, it was headed: “Wow Wow Wow”. “Last night, Hillary knocked it out of…
No place for the gender card in public or private life28 September, 2015Tweet ShareTOTAL SHARES 8By Anne Summers Illustration by Simon Bosch Women in power should be judged by how well they perform their jobs, It’s been quite a week for shining a spotlight on the once-fraught subject of gender in politics. In just a few days, new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has increased the…
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