Watch This Video: Janet Fitch Discusses Nonfiction

In this little gem of a video from the Los Angeles Review of Books, Janet Fitch discusses nonfiction in the wake of the James Frey memoir scandal. I love her line “The whole question of truth in memoir kind of startled me more than it did most people, that there would be such a sense of outrage that a memoirist would be caught lying. I mean, I thought that was the definition of memoir. You know, it’s like, sit down next to me and tell me a good story, I don’t know. I don’t care if it’s true or not.”


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