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Here's a review of Sarah Manguso's second memoir from The Independent on Sunday. What's a young woman doing being the author of two memoirs you may ask. Well, each of the, deals with a specific topic - her first, which I reviewed in The Indy on Sunday a while back, dealt with her auto immune illness. This, her second, is about her experience of a friend's suicide. Both volumes are very slim and don't take long to read. I think she's smart and funny, amd if she occasionally comes across as sounding selfish, it's perhaps because she is very open about her feelings whereas most of us self censor to a degree. In any case, you don't have to like an author to like her writing, and that's how I feel about Manguso. Here's the review: