Tuesday, October 12, 2010
this online book club discussion for the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania—revisiting familiar texts and reviewing some new ones as we weigh the perils of bearing witness—to our own lives and to the lives of others. Among the many seemingly "simple" assertions we'll consider is this one, made by Patricia Hampl in her essential text, I Could Tell You Stories:
Memoir must be written because each of us must possess a created version of the past.Agree? Disagree?