Wednesday, April 24, 2013

It's OK to Lie in Memoir

If memoir is the genre of truth, how could it possibly be acceptable to lie? Wasn’t James Frey fried because he lied? And yet, I venture to say that it is indeed OK to lie in memoir.

My series on memoir in the Washington Independent Review of Books continues; click here to read the essay. And let me know your thoughts!

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