Private Lives Discussion

Moderated by Mr. Buford, authors discussed the difficulties that arise when writing a memoir, as well as the fine line between the… read more

Moderated by Mr. Buford, authors discussed the difficulties that arise when writing a memoir, as well as the fine line between the memoir and the novel. They answered audience members' questions. 

Frank McCourt wrote Angela’s Ashes and 'Tis. David Eggers wrote A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. Mary Karr wrote The Liar’s Club: A Memoir and Cherry. Martin Amis wrote Experience: A Memoir.

The event was held at the Princeton Club in New York City. close

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Private Lives Discussion

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Program ID:
164452-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 8, 2001
Last Aired:
Jul 9, 2001

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  • Jul 08, 2001 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2001 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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