Saturday May 30, 2020

Confessional memoir is a low- calorie read

Glimmers of heartbreak, beauty and wisdom but nothing new for older readers

29th May, 2016

Memoir; Real Artists Have Day Jobs (And Other Awesome Things They Don’t Teach You In School); By Sara Benincasa Harper Collins, €13

When it comes to personal and confessional memoirs, there is not much room left at the inn. And no wonder, for the sector has proved to be quite the money-spinner, not least in the US. Lena Dunham, creator of HBO’s Girls famously netted a $3.7 million advance for her...

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