Should Illness Memoirs Be Held To The Standards Of Literature?

06/30/2010 10:02 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Should memoirs of illness be held to the same standards as other writing? Or do reader and writer form a different relationship when the health crisis of one becomes the theater of the other, a relationship in which a reviewer has very little business meddling?

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