The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder

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Graywolf Press, Sep 1, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages

In this groundbreaking memoir, Stephen Elliott pursues parallel investigations: a gripping account of a notorious San Francisco murder trial, and an electric exploration of the self. Destined to be a classic, The Adderall Diaries was described by The Washington Post as "a serious literary work designed to make you see the world as you've never quite seen it before."


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Harrowing journey through the author's brutal and painful history and the marks that has left on his present life while covering a murder case that leads even further into the dark side. There are ... Read full review

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Can you have a memoir without judgment? More importantly, what is a person without self-judgment like? Stephen Elliott answers the first two questions to the best of his ability, and it turns out that ... Read full review

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Stephen Elliott is the author of seven books, including Happy Baby, a finalist for the New York Public Library's Young Lions Award. He is also the founding editor of the online culture magazine

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