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The Personal Biography Problem - How Close Should A Writer Get?

November 14, 2012

"The challenge of writing a biography about a person who is still alive is that an author must first establish trust and a comfort level with a subject, to get access and a free flow of information. But the biographer is still expected to evaluate and expose unsparingly." The New York Times 11/13/12

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