Summer Reading

Patricia Hampl

The memoir, always vulnerable to a gut-punch (too self-indulgent, too self-absorbed), has taken some extra licks lately. The James Frey fray, in particular, has occasioned much schadenfreudery in literary and not-so-literary circles, as the not-so-bad-as-he’d-like-to-be author of A Million Little Pieces has been outed as a...

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Lucy Madison, formerly Commonweal’s editorial assistant, is now assistant to the editor of Teen Vogue.