Posts Tagged ‘The Mercy Papers’

Interview: Robin Romm, author of The Mercy Papers

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

“I think if I knew that I was writing a memoir, I would have felt really constrained by that. But I never did sit down to write a memoir. I was just writing what I saw, what I felt was true.”

The death of a loved one is something that you can never be really be [...]

Excerpt: The Mercy Papers by Robin Romm

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

“This only makes me angrier—that we’ve all been placed at the mercy of her disease, that it’s trapped us in this house, warping even our arguments. It’s not an apology she’s giving me, it’s a reminder of the time constraint.”
“The heart of this book was written quickly, during and right after my mother’s death,” writes [...]

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