Saturday, May 2, 2015

On Writing Good Memoirs

by Jack Le Moine

From the latest happenings in things historical. This article Memoirs Should be More Than Just Selfies in Book Form was published 9 days ago in The Washington Post. The article’s author is Mark Athitakis.

I have always thought that historians should pay more attention to memoirs as sources of historical knowledge. The trouble is that there are good memoirs and bad memoirs. This article tries to tell how to tell them apart.

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