>Constructing the past

September 12, 2010 § Leave a comment

>In The NYT Book Review, Dani Shapiro speaks about writing. “Readers, she continued, ‘often think that a memoir must be cathartic. But, if anything, I found that it embeds the story more deeply in the writer. The story becomes frozen, in a way, by the crafting of it. Memory is mutable, and the relationship between the writer and the story at the particular moment the story is written becomes the story.'”


(This is a picture taken this morning of our paper deliveryman, bringing us the Sunday Times with my article inside!)

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