Elias Canetti: When Memoirs Mattered

Thanks to books like Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue, these have been dark days for the memoir.¬† But seriously,they aren’t these totally evil wastes of pages just because Trig’s mommy wanted to show off the pictures of the wolves she shot out of a helicopter. Elias Canetti wrote four volumes of his memoirs, and New Directions releases the final one today, Party in the Blitz. In it, the Bulgarian-born, Nobel Prize winner writes about his time spent living in exile in […]

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