Yellow Notebook

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AUTHOR
Helen Garner
DIMENSION
10,16 MB
FILE NAME
Yellow Notebook.pdf
ISBN
4137545675187

DESCRIPTION

Helen Garner has kept a diary for almost all her life. But until now, those exercise books filled with her thoughts, observations, frustrations and joys have been locked away, out of bounds, in a laundry cupboard. Finally, Garner has opened her diaries and invited readers into the world behind her novels and works of non-fiction. Recorded with frankness, humour and steel-sharp wit, these accounts of her everyday life provide an intimate insight into the work of one of Australia's greatest living writers. Yellow Notebook, Diaries Volume One, in this elegant hardback edition, spans about a decade beginning in the late 1970s just after the publication of her first novel, Monkey Grip. It will delight Garner fans and those new to her work alike. Helen Garner writes novels, stories, screenplays and works of non-fiction. In 2006 she received the inaugural Melbourne Prize for Literature, and in 2016 she won the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction and the Western Australian Premier's Book Award. In 2019 she was honoured with the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. Her books include Monkey Grip, The Children's Bach, The First Stone, Joe Cinque's Consolation, The Spare Room, This House of Grief, Everywhere I Look, True Stories and Yellow Notebook. 'Garner is scrupulous, painstaking, and detailed, with sharp eyes and ears. She is everywhere at once, watching and listening, a recording angel at life's secular apocalypses...her unillusioned eye makes her clarity compulsive.'James Wood, New Yorker 'On the page, Garner is uncommonly fierce, though this usually has the effect on me of making her seem all the more likable. I relish her fractious, contrarian streak - she wears it as a chef would a bloody apron - even as I worry about what it would be like to have to face it down.' Guardian '[Garner's] writing expresses a hard-won grace. It brings you closer to the world, and shows you how to love it.' Monthly

We've got practical notebooks for all of your study notes, stylish options where you can record your goals and different line rulings so you'll be able to sketch, draw and more. The notebook has a bright yellow design. This product is FSC certified, so you can be sure your purchase supports healthy forests and protects wildlife. Yellow Notebook is often rich in anecdotes.

We've got practical notebooks for all of your study notes, stylish options where you can record your goals and different line rulings so you'll be able to sketch, draw and more. The notebook has a bright yellow design. This product is FSC certified, so you can be sure your purchase supports healthy forests and protects wildlife. Yellow Notebook is often rich in anecdotes.

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