THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Author's view

Memoir as fiction? Not so fast.

By Steve Almond
January 22, 2006

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It turns out Jonathan Franzen was right. Franzen, you'll recall, got himself tarred and feathered a few years back for having the temerity to rebuff Oprah Winfrey after she selected his novel ''The Corrections" for her book club. (Full article: 1497 words)

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