Mary Karr

Photo: Courtesy of HarperCollins

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Mary Karr
Poet, memoirist, and Guggenheim Fellow, whose latest memoir, Lit (Harper), comes out this month.

I look most like myself...in a piece of couture garb that I got at a sample sale.

I act most like myself...all the time. I'm doomed to act like myself, even when it's inconvenient!

I feel most like myself...walking in New York.

I felt least like myself...when I drank and did drugs.

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