FD doesn’t read a lot of biographies.  Perhaps because, as M.G. Lord (who herself has written biographically about Barbie and Elizabeth Taylor)  quotes in her interesting review of Lisa Cohen’s new joint biography, All We Know:  Three Lives,

“Every biography, is a disappointment of some kind, premised on unbearable impasses and opacities, on the impossibility of bringing someone back to life, and on the the paradoxes of representing, inhabiting and balancing the past and the present.”

Lord encourages us to read All We Know despite Cohen’s clear analysis of the difficulties of her task, and she may have convinced FD.

PS:  Cohen’s tumblr account is well-worth visiting.

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