The book that split a nation: Helen Garner's The First Stone, reissued in an updated edition twenty-five years after first publication.
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 First Stone, True Stories, My Hard Heart and The Feel of Steel. She lives in Melbourne.