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    Helen Garner Sees Power in Common Objects



    Helen Garner Sees Power in Common Objects
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Sydney Writers Festival
    Helen Garner was best known as a fiction writer and freelance journalist until 1994, when The First Stone, her account of a university sexual harassment case, provoked a national controversy. Since then she has become one of Australia’s most respected writers of essays and nonfiction.The Spare Room, her first novel in fifteen years, tells a story of compassion and rage as two friends - one sceptical, one stubbornly serene – negotiate their way through the trials of terminal illness - Sydney Writers' Festival