Everywhere I Look is a collection of essays, diary entries and true stories spanning more than fifteen years of the work of one of Australia’s greatest writers. Helen Garner takes us from backstage at the ballet to the trial of a woman for infanticide, from the significance of moving house to the pleasure of rereading Pride and Prejudice. The collection includes her famous and controversial essay on the insults of age, her deeply moving tribute to her mother, and the story of her joy in discovering the ukulele. Everywhere I Look is a multifaceted, profound portrait of life. it glows with insight and wisdom.