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I'm interested in hearing from readers of my biographies, but also from anyone interested in the subject of biography--how it is written, how biographers research and write their books, and virtually any other issue or question you might have about biography. Beginning in September, I am going to be giving away copies of my books, so let me know which ones you are interested in acquired and perhaps reviewing. I don't have copies of all my books, but I do have quite a few. I write a column, Biographology, every two weeks for bibliobuffet.com, if you want to follow my commentary on the genre. I also review for the Wall Street Journal, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, CHOICE, and other publications.
You might want to check out this article by Gordon Bowker. He just published a biography of James Joyce. What he has to say about dealing with the Joyce estate and the principles he followed. I took the same approach when working on AMERICAN ISIS: THE LIFE AND ART OF SYLVIA PLATH:
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