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Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature

by Meredith Maran Author, Jesmyn Ward Contributor, Cheryl Strayed Contributor, Sue Monk Kidd Contributor and Anne Lamott Contributor

Encouragement, inspiration, and practical advice for anyone who writes about their own life, in the pages of their journal, on a blog, or in a memoir or autobiography. Served up by a couple dozen famous memoirists, the essays in here are frank, personal, and include some interesting analysis.

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