Sarah Krasnostein

Sarah Krasnostein is a multi-award-winning writer and researcher. She is the author of The Trauma Cleaner, The Believer and the Quarterly Essay, On Mental Illness and Vulnerability.

Her work has appeared in publications in Australia, America and the UK. She has a doctorate in criminal law.


The Passenger: Unearthing a Dunera Boy’s Story

Two recent books have offered new insights into the remarkable exploits and achievements of the ‘Dunera Boys’.  Leah Garrett’s X Troop recounts the story of a secret commando group made up of Jewish refugees in Australia and elsewhere, who returned to Europe to liberate concentration camps. The Passenger, a lost novel by Ulrich Boschwitz, a…

Sunday May 29, 2022

Possibilities For Dialogue in Polarised Times

With our increasing polarisation on everything from climate change to the pandemic reflected in both mass media and social media, has dialogue been replaced by polemic and unsubstantiated claims? Are things getting worse, or was it always this way? And what possibilities for true exchange of different opinions might exist in these polarised times? Sarah…

Sunday May 29, 2022