Just a creepy anecdote

In Britain, the publishing marketplace has become so saturated with nonfiction reënactments of this theme that the genre is known, with brusque mockery, as the “misery memoir,” and bookstores have “Painful Lives” sections filled with such titles as “Tell Me Why, Mummy” and “Please, Daddy, No.”

via The Real Life of Edward St. Aubyn | The New Yorker

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