Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir

Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir

Lauren Slater


during this robust and provocative new memoir, award-winning writer Lauren Slater forces readers to redraw the boundary among what we all know as truth and what we think in the course of the construction of our personal own fictions. blending memoir with lying, Slater examines thoughts of her early life, while after being clinically determined with a wierd sickness she constructed seizures and neurological disturbances-and the compulsion to lie. brazenly wondering the reliability of memoir itself, Slater provides the enchanting tale of a tender girl who discovers not just what plagues her but additionally what remedies her-the start of her sensuality, her creativity as an artist, and storytelling as an act of therapeutic.

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