Dancing the Line Between Fact and Fiction

I have been poring through volumes of memoir lately, by a wide variety of different writers. They have run the gamut of themes: illness, physical or mental (Lucy Grealy’s Autobiography of a Face,┬áSarah Manguso’s The Two Kinds of Decay,┬áLauren Slater’s Welcome to My Country: A Therapist’s Memoir of Madness); border-crossing or culture clash (Maxine Hong […]