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Sebastian Smee is the author of The Art of Rivalry and art critic for The Washington Post. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011, and was a runner-up in 2008. His writing has appeared in The Boston GlobeThe AustralianThe MonthlyThe GuardianThe IndependentThe TimesThe Financial Times and The Spectator.

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Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost social researchers. From 2006 until 2015, she was the director of the Mind & Mood Report, Australia’s longest-running social trends report. She is now head of Vox Populi research. Her most recent book is Still Lucky.

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The White Queen: One Nation and the Politics of Race by David Marr