The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

by Leslie Jamison

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316259613
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 54,811
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Leslie Jamison is the author of the essay collection The Empathy Exams, a New York Times bestseller, and the novel The Gin Closet, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, and her work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic, Harper's, the New York Times Book Review, the Oxford American, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. She directs the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the novelist Charles Bock, and their two daughters.

Table of Contents

I Wonder 3

II Abandon 37

III Blame 59

IV Lack 105

V Shame 129

VI Surrender 189

VII Thirst 229

VIII Return 247

IX Confession 271

X Humbling 291

XI Chorus 317

XII Salvage 341

XIII Reckoning 391

XIV Homecoming 433

Author's Note 449

Acknowledgments 453

Notes 461

Bibliography 513

Index 521

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