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Ben Yagoda | Ben Yagoda

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Feb.13.2010
Continuing to prepare for Esalen Autobiography workshop, which I’ll be teaching [in Big Sur] April 9-11. Currently reading Ben Yagoda’s MEMOIR, A HISTORY. Yagoda begins with Saint Augustine’s CONFESSIONS and goes on to Julius Caesar, Ulysses S. Grant and a whole raft of others, including rock stars...
robert-sward's picture
Feb.10.2010
Preparing for my April 9 - 11 class at Esalen in Big Sur. Reading Ben Yagoda's MEMOIR, A HISTORY, and mulling over the author's contention that "it's hard to find an important American novel that's not some variation on a memoir."Class is titled Autobiography for Poets, Fiction & Non-...