What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of the event. With all […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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