Metaddiction Narratives, or Aids to Appreciating the Formulaic

Cursed as I am to notice and investigate every passing reference to addiction that enters my visual frame, I inevitably found my way to The Daily Beast-Newsweek’s current excerpt from a new memoir of crack addiction by New York literary agent Bill Clegg, called Ninety Days: a Memoir of Recovery. Here’s a sample: Suddenly aContinue reading “Metaddiction Narratives, or Aids to Appreciating the Formulaic”

Points Recommends: The Gift of Alcohol and Drug Fiction (and Memoir)

Editor’s Note: As we head into the holidays, the Points staff finds the spirit of the season is indeed upon us.  In other words, we’re all scrambling to wind up our semesters, get our classes ready for January, replace the bulbs in the twinkle lights, make a gingerbread replica of the Unabomber’s cabin, and–oh yeah–Continue reading “Points Recommends: The Gift of Alcohol and Drug Fiction (and Memoir)”

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