The Good House by Ann Leary


Hildy Good, the protagonist in The Good House, is an fake recovery. Once she was in real recovery – when her children sent her off to rehab she took it seriously for a while. Then she decided she could have a glass of wine once in a while if she wanted. Who would it hurt? Then […]

Book Review | Junky by William S. Burroughs


Junky by William S. Burroughs. I’d never read anything before by famously drug-addicted Burroughs but from what I know about him via pop culture, I think this was likely pretty par for the course. As the name implies, it’s about a junky – and an unapologetic one at that. The junky in question goes through life […]

Book Review | Candy by Mian Mian


Are you interested in what life is like for younger folks in relatively-contemporary Shanghai? Do you like reading confusing novels that follow around a group of drug addicts and alcoholics? Do you like never having any idea who is narrating or what the time frame is or basically any idea what the fuck is going […]