Mary Karr The Art Of Memoir
In The Art of Memoir, master memoirist Mary Karr synthesizes her expertise as professor and therapy patient, writer and spiritual seeker, recovered alcoholic and "black-belt sinner," providing a unique window into the mechanics and art of the form that is as irreverent, insightful, and entertaining as her own work in the genre. Karr is also a songwriter, having collaborated with Rodney Crowell, Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams and others on a country. Karr utilizes a personal tone, often referring to her own memoir writing when discussing various points. Like "Life is a field of corn. Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr's The Liars' Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. The Art of Memoir - MARY KARR. While it certainly should be required reading for anyone wanting to become the next Cheryl Strayed (whom. 'The Art of Memoir,' by Mary Karr. Literature is the shot glass it distills down into. Anyone can read what you share. Her latest book, The art of memoir, explores the art of writing in a down-to-earth, quintessential Karr voice.