Download e-book for iPad: Confessions of a Serial Biographer by Carl Rollyson

By Carl Rollyson

a few critics rank biographers simply above serial murderers. the writer of this e-book, a self-described member of the Samuel Johnson university, does not proportion this view. An account of a existence, he believes, should still adhere to the reality because the biographer sees it, to not the emotions of others.
This memoir of a pro biographer's existence tells the interior tale of the way he got interested in his topics and divulges the mechanics of the alternate: tips to gather proposals for publishers, behavior interviews and archival study, and joust with editors, topics and their literary estates. different biographers have defined their technique yet remained discrete, no longer wishing to offend their resources and supporters. This writer has forgone such caution.

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