A PERSONAL VENDETTA IN AUSTRALIAN MILITARY HISTORY

2022-04-29T09:52:28+10:0028 April 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

LAVARACK: RIVAL GENERAL By Brett Lodge Robinson Reynolds London 2021 ISBN: 978 1 914973 50 5 RRP: $32.95 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   He held a distinguished military record in World War I and rose in the ranks, taking time after the war to remain in Britain with the Australian Imperial Force. When John [...]

THE FLIPPING OF A COIN – AND THE SEARCH FOR ANSWERS

2022-04-28T15:51:51+10:0028 April 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

TOM STOPPARD – A LIFE By Hermione Lee Faber & Faber 2020 ISBN: 978 0 571 31443 0 RRP: $59.99 (HB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   It’s a big book, a bit short of 1000 pages with notes and index taken into account. At times, it seems to offer up compendium qualities as the biographer’s [...]

STANDING DOWN AND SELLING OUT

2022-02-01T11:28:18+11:0031 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

TRAITOR KING - THE SCANDALOUS EXILE OF THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR By Andrew Lownie Bonnier Books UK 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78870 487 8 RRP: $32.99 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   In his Traitor King – The Scandalous Exile of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, author Andrew Lownie quotes British writer [...]

LIGHT AND DARK – FRANCE AND THE FRENCH UNCOVERED

2022-02-01T11:37:34+11:0024 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

MISS DIOR A STORY OF COURAGE AND COUTURE By Justine Picardie Faber & Faber 2021 ISBN: 978 0 571 35652 2 RRP: $40 (HB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   Justine Picardie opens her Miss Dior A Story of Courage and Couture with the words: “This is the story of a ghost who walked into my [...]

AN UNSENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

2022-02-01T11:42:36+11:0021 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

SINK OR SWIM A MEMOIR By Saxby Pridmore Austin Macauley Publishers 2021 ISBN: 9781528910811 RRP: $ 21.46 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   Sink or Swim A Memoir by Saxby Pridmore AM is at times an eccentric read. At other moments it is piercingly descriptive with sentences those of a poet – short, unexpected and [...]

A QUEST FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE

2022-02-01T13:16:02+11:0014 January 2022|Categories: Review|Tags: , , |

EAST WEST STREET – ON THE ORIGINS OF GENOCIDE AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY By Philippe Sands Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2017 ISBN: 9781474601917 RRP: $24.99 (PB) Reviewed by Anne Henderson   This is a monumental work that reads like a detective novel and impacts emotionally and intellectually with tsunami like effect. Readers who finish the book [...]

Christianity and Australian Jurists – Chris Merritt, Justice Geoff Lindsay, Professor Wayne Hudson & Anne Henderson

2021-09-15T14:47:42+10:0015 September 2021|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

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ROBERT MENZIES AS CHRISTIAN JURIST

2022-01-06T18:58:54+11:0013 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2021, Federation Press released its Australian Jurists and Christianity, edited by Justice Geoffrey Lindsay and Professor Wayne Hudson – the Australian edition of an international series on Christianity and the law entitled Great Christian Jurists in [National] History. To launch the volume, under lockdown in pandemic times, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting [...]

NEW DATE: Christianity and Australian Jurists – Chris Merritt, Justice Geoff Lindsay, Professor Wayne Hudson & Anne Henderson

2021-09-02T13:38:56+10:0016 August 2021|Tags: , , , |

Register for the Zoom talk. Bookings open to Members only. The link will be sent out the day of the event. Speakers: Chris Merritt - Legal Affairs editor - The Australian Justice Geoff Lindsay - Supreme Court of NSW Professor Wayne Hudson - Charles Sturt University Anne Henderson AM - The Sydney Institute Date: Wednesday 13 [...]

Zoom Registration – Australian Jurists and Christianity – Members Only

2021-06-08T14:17:00+10:008 June 2021|Tags: , , , |

Please note: This is registration for the live streamed Zoom talk. Speakers: Chris Merritt, Geoff Lindsay, Wayne Hudson, Anne Henderson Topic: Australian Jurists and Christianity Date: Tuesday 29 June 2021 Time: 5pm for 5.30pm (all over at 7pm) Venue: The Sydney Institute, 47 Phillip Street, Sydney NOTE THAT THIS MEETING IS FOR MEMBERS OF THE [...]

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