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Review: A Writing Life, Helen Garner and her Work

On 30 May 2017 I was on RNZ’s Nine to Noon programme reviewing a new literary biography of Australian author Helen Garner, A Writing Life, Helen Garner and her Work… 15 more words

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Helen Garner: Everywhere I look I find words chiselled in gold

Preface: It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post: various reasons, including judging a journalism award; the birth of my fourth grandchild, a boy named Max (you can see him in a photo on my… 1,130 more words

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I’ve written about Helen Garner’s work on a couple of previous occasions, and my interview with her for The Millions ran recently. 584 more words

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A Moment of Grace - An Interview with Helen Garner for The Millions

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    My interview with Helen Garner is up and running at The Millions. Thanks to Lydia Kiesling for working with me on getting it shipshape for print.

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Joe Cinque's Consolation

Subtitled “A true story of death, grief, and the law”, Joe Cinque’s Consolation by Helen Garner is not just the story of trial and justice but a meditation on how to tell the story of a kind of humanity you cannot fathom.   785 more words

Began again

  • 1. WIND BREAKER, HIND
  • 2. TEMPO RUNNING SHORTS, NIKE
  • 3. GO RUN VORTEX, SKECHERS
  • 4. CROSS BRACELET

“The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.” ~ Helen Garner

The First Stone: Some Questions of Sex and Power by Helen Garner

Summary from Goodreads:

In the autumn of 1992, two young women students at Melbourne University went to the police claiming that they had been indecently assaulted at a party. 182 more words

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