Lit: A Memoir by Mary Karr
The author reveals how, shortly after giving birth to a child she adored, she drank herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide before a spiritual awakening led her to sobriety.
The 1150th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 (Flavor Wire)