Jeremy Lewis

Record Business

The Arvon Book of Life Writing: Writing Biography, Autobiography and Memoir

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Methuen Drama 271pp £14.99 order from our bookshop
 

‘Life Writing’ is all the rage nowadays, and two reasons suggest themselves. We live in a narcissistic, egalitarian age in which self-expression is seen as a virtue and a right; and technology not only floods the ether with blogs untouched by editorial hand, but has made it possible for self-publishers who yearn for the kudos still associated with the printed page to sell their works directly through Amazon, albeit at their own expense. 

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