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Kicking Off with a Disclaimer

I just finished reading Alan Black’s Kick the Balls last night–it’s very funny. And while many people have suggested that memoirs, especially humorous memoirs, should be assumed to have disclaimers, Black provides one anyway. I admire its economy:

Some names and identities have been changed to protect the guilty. A little timing manipulation helped the flow of the story, and some conversations were sharpened. That said, it’s time for kick off.



About the Author:

Keir Graff is Executive Editor of Booklist Publications and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix (2011). Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Keir.

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