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Acclaimed journalist Leigh Sales has her doubts, and thinks you should, too.

Her classic personal essay carries a message about the value of truth, scrutiny and accountability—a much-needed, pocket-sized antidote to fake news.

Donald Trump, the post-truth world and the instability of Australian politics are all examined in this fresh take on her prescient essay on the media and political trends that define our times.

Reviews

I read On Doubt before I knew Leigh Sales. I thought then that it was a disproportionately valuable book for its size. In the years since, it's only become more pertinent.

Annabel Crabb

I read On Doubt before I knew Leigh Sales. I thought then that it was a disproportionately valuable book for its size. In the years since, it's only become more pertinent.

Annabel Crabb

When this first came out I kept it close for reassurance doubt wasn't just normal but vital for writing. Rerelease couldn't be better timed.

Benjamin Law

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780522872927

    September 16, 2017

    Melbourne University Press

    RRP $12.99

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  • EBook

    9780522872934

    September 16, 2017

    Melbourne University Press Digital

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  • EBook

    9780522859294

    September 21, 2013

    Melbourne University Press Digital

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Also by Leigh Sales

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Recommendations

The Rub of Time
Late Essays
Being There
On Passion
Home and Away
Bit Rot
Quicksand
Meanjin Vol. 72, No. 4
Meanjin Anthology
Kurt Vonnegut: Letters
Stop What You're Doing And Read This!
Bendable Learnings
On Humbug
On Beauty
On Obsession
On Digestion
On Rage
On Ecstasy
On Longing
When the Facts Change