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“We talked a lot about two aspects of this book. First: is it a handicap that it’s so short? Or is it beautifully compressed, and perfect at this length? Obviously we decided it was the latter. We also talked about whether this book is important because his father was so famous—is that why we liked it?—or was it because it captured something universal about losing both parents? Again, we decided the latter. It’s a intimate, straightforwardly written narrative of the weeks surrounding a death, a document of grief.” Read more...
The Best Memoirs: The 2022 NBCC Autobiography Shortlist
Marion Winik, Journalist