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.
‘He has written on more topics with greater depth, penetration and humane understanding than any Australian intellectual.’ —Raimond Gaita
‘We owe him a debt for his efforts over a lifetime to enrich our culture, for showing us the way to live, not hand-to-mouth but with great depth and great integrity.’ —Ramona Koval