Can a Novel Be “More True” than a Work of Nonfiction?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka By now, it’s well known that memory — in particular as exercised by lying memoirists and some easily misled nonfiction writers — is fallible. What’s more, in today’s lead editorial by Shira Nayman, the novelist and psychologist notes that “remembering always involves dark patches of obscuring; it is, in its essence, a kind of personal chiaroscuro — …