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Mary Karr



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Mary Karr is an award-winning poet and best-selling memoirist. She is the author of "Lit," the long-awaited sequel to her critically-acclaimed and New York Times best-selling memoirs "The Liars' Club" and "Cherry." Her most recent work, "The Art of Memoir," lays bare Karr's own process. As she breaks down the key elements of great literary memoir, she breaks open concepts of memory and identity and illuminates the cathartic power of reflecting on the past.

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Book:
The Art of Memoir
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Harper Perennial
September 2016
ISBN 9780062223074
256 pages
$15.99, INSTOCK
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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. More/less

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