Content Tagged ‘Nick Flynn’

Writing life, secret life

December 26, 2013 | 15 Comments

Whither the postmodern memoir?

March 19, 2013 | 10 Comments

  Beyond ‘crazy shit’ content: stories that intrigue, inform, illuminate.  I want to believe we can think of memoir in terms of the author’s personal connection to the ideas in the book; that the form, at its best, can use personal experience to gather up the distinct threads of a book and bring them together into a narrative of thought that is more compelling and nuanced than a simple summary of the crazy shit that happened. Perhaps memoir can be …

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