Writing About Writers

Robin: I stumbled across the movie Midnight in Paris the other day and it got me thinking about the popularity of books about authors. Stephen King has written a number of stories with writers as protagonists like The Shining, The Dark Half, The Body (which became the movie Stand By Me), and my personal favorite, Misery. Last year’s Oscars included nods to the movie version of author Lee Israel’s true-life crime spree, based on her memoir, Can You Ever Forgive Me. Even our own Cate notched a book about a writer, Lies She Told.

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