Robin Romm

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mercy_papers.jpgThe Mercy Papers: A Memoir of Three Weeks (Scribner)

Fact and fiction. Robin Romm has written a book of short stories and now a memoir arising from one central event: her mother’s gradual death by cancer. We explore the differences between fiction and truth, and, in particular, the artist’s commitment to her one truth. She doesn’t want another subject; she’s not ready yet to move on.

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt