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Friday, 8 July 2011

The line between candour and sensationalism: a review of "Tiger, Tiger: A Memoir"

I have mixed feelings about the proliferation of tragic biographies. This newish sub-genre is a bit like the reverse of a true crime biography. Like Steve Salerno’s definition of self-help styles, empowerment and victimization, the true crime biography caters to a perverse idea about empowerment whilst the tragic