Reviews and commentary


‘Letting the repellent in’, Inside Story, 30 April 2021

A review and commentary of Blake Bailey’s Philip Roth: the Biography.

‘I’m the best of them’, Inside Story, 19 March 2021

A review of Paul Williams’ John Grey Gorton: Australian to his bootheels.


‘Response to The Prosperity Gospel’, co-authored with Matthew Ricketson, Quarterly Essay, 2019

A response to Erik Jensen’s 2019 Quarterly Essay on the Morrison government’s win at the 2019 election.

‘In the land of locus, be careful how you fortify them’, Sydney Morning Herald, 7 December 2018

Commentary on changes to the rules around election of Liberal Party leaders.