I’ve always been writing about the same thing: that truth and stories are inextricably linked, that stories are truer than fact because they are fact organized into meaning. If we don’t tell our stories, if we don’t remember, and if we don’t leave stories, then our world becomes sick and we become sick. Only the truth will heal you, and that doesn’t mean the facts. That means the truth.
Follow this to Hazlitt, where Kelli Korducki interviews Anne-Marie MacDonald about her newest novel Adult Onset, Freud, and parallel universes.