"Agile hard-hitting, symphonic u Australia has much to celebrate in its non-fiction writing. Geordie Williamson gathers the Best Australian Essays in his role as editor for a second year. Expect an enthralling mix of evocation and ideas, politics and culture. 'Wonky, idiosyncratic, fragmentary, paradoxical, drunk on words, the essay has ...a uniquely human thumbprint.' u Geordie Williamson"