|Memoir Writing Book: The Memoir And The Memoirist|
This thoughtfully reasoned and lucidly written book delves further into the dynamics of the new memoir than anything I know of, and is sure to spark discussion, help guide would-be practitioners, and bring much-needed illumination to a vexed subject. Phillip Lopate,
In this provocative guide to the art of memoir writing, Larson examines the complex nature of the self in search of itself and demonstrates how the subtle art of remembering gives birth to that anomaly we call the memoirist. The Memoir and the Memoirist is a must read for every writer and reader of this dynamic literary genre. Maureen Murdock,
Thomas Larson’s The Memoir and the Memoirist is much more than another how-to book. With great depth and clarity, Larson examines that which drives writers to cast their lot with truth and celebrates the myriad ways writers ‘reassemble’ themselves while seeking and shaping their stories.