To what extent is inspiration entangled with intoxication? When it comes to writing and alcohol, it’s comforting to think it’s always better to be sober. But is it?

 

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Judging a Book by Its Recovery Leslie Jamison’s memoiristic study of alcoholic writers Clancy Martin The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company $30.00 List Price When I was in a suicidal phase in my life and hiding my alcoholism from my partner, I was also working on a book about love and deception.

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