Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget

Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to ForgetAlcohol was the gasoline of all adventure for Sarah Hepola She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call Drinking felt like freedom, part of her birthright as a strong, enlightened twenty first century woman But there was a price She often

Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and AddictionBeloved former ABC 20 20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas reveals her alcohol addiction and anxiety disorder in a shockingly honest and emotional memoir Winner of the Books for a Better Life Award in the First Book category Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller From the moment she uttered the

Alcohol Explained

Alcohol ExplainedAlcohol Explained is the definitive, ground breaking guide to alcohol and alcoholism It explains how alcohol affects human beings on a chemical, physiological and psychological level, from those first drinks right up to chronic alcoholism Alcoholism and problem drinking seems illogical to those on

Nothing Good Can Come from This

Nothing Good Can Come from ThisKristi Coulter inspired and incensed the internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking Nothing Good Can Come from This is her debut a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency When Kristi stopped drinking, she

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its AftermathBy the New York Times bestselling author of The Empathy Exams, an exploration of addiction, and the stories we tell about it, that reinvents the traditional recovery memoir With its deeply personal and seamless blend of memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and journalistic reportage, The

Girl Walks Out of a Bar: A Memoir

Girl Walks Out of a Bar: A MemoirLisa Smith was a bright young lawyer at a prestigious law firm in NYC when alcoholism and drug addiction took over her life What was once a way she escaped her insecurity and negativity as a teenager became a means of coping with the anxiety and stress of an impossible workload Girl Walks Out of a

On Drinking

On DrinkingThe definitive collection of works on a subject that inspired and haunted Charles Bukowski for his entire life alcohol Charles Bukowski turns to the bottle in this revelatory collection of poetry and prose that includes some of the writer s best and most lasting work A self proclaimed dirty old

Friends Is Friends

Friends Is FriendsFriends Is Friends tells the story of complicated friendships through a series of funny, bittersweet vignettes Greg Cook s deceptively sweet storybook world is imbued with grown up humor that is both dark and whimsical The result is a fable for adults, where the only clear moral is this

Porcelain: A Memoir

Porcelain: A MemoirFrom one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late 80s and 90s There were many reasons Moby