When Breath Becomes Air – interview with Dr Lucy Kalanithi
Issue 3965 30th May 2016
When a neurosurgeon was diagnosed with cancer, he decided to write about what happened next.
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver – review
Issue 3964 25th May 2016
In Lionel Shriver’s The Mandibles, greedy Americans get it in the neck.
Thatcher Stole My Trousers by Alexei Sayle – book review
Issue 3964 23rd May 2016
Angry old comic Alexei Sayle has penned a lively sequel to Stalin Ate My Homework.
Extract from Helene Wong’s Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story
13th May 2016
"'Just goin’ inta the Chows,' the adults would call out cheerily to each other. It always felt like a dagger plunging into our guts."
All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation – review
Issue 3961 11th May 2016
An account of the rise of unwed women finds plenty of positives for a change.