"The accidental memorist"
March 5, 2010 3:38 PM Subscribe
posted by liketitanic (31 comments total)
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When writer Robin Romm's mother was dying of cancer, she started keeping a journal--writing from the trenches. At the time she had no idea it would become a book. The Mercy Papers (excerpt)
is a gut-wrenching, painfully honest, and deeply moving account of her mother's last three weeks.
Two interviews with Romm from Poets&Writers
, KCRW's Bookworm
, and a review from The Rumpus