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Is Everything Really Copy? Let’s Talk About Memoir and Reality TV

Nora Ephron said, “Everything is copy.” But in a memoir, much like in reality TV, art cannot represent life exactly. People are characters, snapshots of their “real” selves.

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Jeanna Kadlec is the author of HERETIC: A MEMOIR (HarperCollins, October 2022). A born and bred Midwesterner, she now lives in Brooklyn.