The Afterlife: A Memoir by Donald Antrim

This memoir presents a deeply personal account of the author's struggle with alcoholism, depression, and the complex emotions arising from the death of his mother. The narrative explores their tumultuous relationship, marked by her alcoholism and his attempts to come to terms with her death. The book provides a raw and honest look into the author's journey towards understanding, acceptance, and recovery.

The 7687th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 87

Since this book was first published in 2006, there is a penalty of 51.2%. The age adjusted score is 42.46.

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