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Title:
On borrowed time : a stunning new collection of essays from Australia's leading public intellectual
Author:
Manne, Robert (Robert Michael), 1947-, author.
ISBN:
9781760640187
Publication Information:
Carlton, Vic. Black Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd, 2018.
Physical Description:
365 pages ; 24 cm.
Abstract:
Are we living on borrowed time? From climate change to the Murdoch empire, from refugees to WikiLeaks -Robert Manne applies his brilliant mind to the issues and people that shape our world. This provocative and informative book includes essays on Donald Trump's links to Russia, Malcolm Turnbull's leadership, the ideas driving Islamic State, and Jonathan Franzen's views on climate activism. In the title essay, Manne shares a life-altering personal story that is frank, moving and unforgettable.Robert Manne is emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University. His books include The Petrov Affair, The Culture of Forgetting, Left, Right, Left, Making Trouble and The Mind of the Islamic State. He has written three Quarterly Essays and is a regular contributor to the Monthly and the Guardian.
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