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Portrait of Claire Tomalin

I know it sounds pathetic, but I don't know who I am. One of the things I have done since I started writing biography is live through them. Those lives are still with me.

Biographer Claire Tomalin explains why she might not write her own memoir

Portrait of Steve Toltz

Whether or not the characters’ worldviews reflect my own depends on what day you ask me, and then it depends on whether or not it is the morning or the afternoon of that day.

Portrait of Jonathan Lethem

Readers are like nomads, poaching their way across fields they do not own.

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