Book Review: The Art of Memoir
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015 Hardcover, 256 pages with appendix
In her opening words, Mary Karr waves a yellow flag to signal this is not just another how-to book.
“No one elected me the boss of memoir. I speak for no one but myself. Every writer worth her salt is sui generis [unique]. Memoirists’ methods—with regard to handling