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DRUGS ARE NICE: A Post-Punk Memoir

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Alt-culture celeb Carver's debut memoir asks: What comes next when you've lived more by the age of 20 then most people have in their whole lives?Raised in a peripatetic manner by a Nietzschean drug-dealer father in California and an absent-minded mother in New Hampshire, the already high-strung author upshifted fast into mid-'80s adolescent freakdom. While still a teenager, she started a flirty ... Read full review

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Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Goodreads

Lisa Carver is clearly more talented as a writer than as a provocateur in the punk rock/avante garde underworld she memorializes. An enjoyable read with more twists and turns than one would at first expect. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Lisa Carver is clearly more talented as a writer than as a provocateur in the punk rock/avante garde underworld she memorializes. An enjoyable read with more twists and turns than one would at first expect. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Jana Eichhorn - Goodreads

3.5 stars. Not a bad memoir. Not the best, but engaging. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Taylor - Goodreads

I read this so that I could review it in Resonance, and it was absolutely fantastic and riveting. I didn't know much about Lisa Crystal Carver going into it, but as it turns out, she's a minor ... Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Goodreads

Didn't know much (or anything) about Lisa Carver before I read this. Her life was tragic, appalling, and yet, also inspiring. Makes me want to break through some of my own self-built walls. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Dearwassily - Goodreads

Didn't know much (or anything) about Lisa Carver before I read this. Her life was tragic, appalling, and yet, also inspiring. Makes me want to break through some of my own self-built walls. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Grumpus McGrouchy - Goodreads

No, Lisa. YOU are nice. *blush* Now quit slutting yourself out with that stupid sex advice bullshit and get back to writing honestly, and hopefully now more maturely, about the worm castings under your bed. etc. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Goodreads

No, Lisa. YOU are nice. *blush* Now quit slutting yourself out with that stupid sex advice bullshit and get back to writing honestly, and hopefully now more maturely, about the worm castings under your bed. etc. Read full review

Review: Drugs are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir

User Review  - Anneb - Goodreads

A speedy read - honest and real. It confirms that a creative can find a punk part somewhere, tucked away in the brain should one choose to be honest and have a look. Read full review

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