The Best Australian Essays

In the latest instalment of this bestselling series, literary critic Peter Craven has collected Australia's finest non-fiction writing from the last twelve months. Some of these essays are thought-provoking pieces about great events ofthe day. Others are spellbinding explorations of personalities and ideas. Combined they provide a picture of the year that has just been, and a way of catching up on the best that has been thought and said in our society.