Valente’s prose is unique and breathless, full of eloquent turns of phrases and insightful observations.
“I was blessed with the gift of insight into what the meaning of life is. It is being of service to others. The ‘other’ is us.” —Dr. James Doty
Even though it wasn’t the relaxing read I was expecting, I still devoured the pages, finishing the book in just two sittings.
This book combines that which, as a forensic psychologist, I’m most interested in: violent crime and mental illness.
We know he lives, of course, but the magnitude of the cancer is almost beyond comprehension.
Lydia Fitzpatrick’s “Safety” grabbed me and still, weeks later, hasn’t let go. (For what it’s worth, I’m not expecting it to, ever.)
I kept reading, and sure enough, October meets two boys and becomes covered in magical abilities.
It’s a painstakingly inclusive record of records invaluable to any collector or fan of punk rock music and its history.
A good book makes you care so deeply about the characters that you want, somehow, to be able to give them the good they deserve.
Stars like Debbie Harry, Patti Smith, and Iggy Pop tell tales of debauchery, filth, and fantasies come to life.