Paperback launch for THE ADDERALL DIARIES with Stephen Elliott

09/08/2010 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm


Celebrate the release of the paperback edition of The Adderall Diaries, the critically-acclaimed memoir by Stephen Elliott, with an intimate event featuring Elliot and Melissa Febos (Whip Smart). Moods, murder, masochism—and there will be snacks! Come find out why The Adderall Diaries was named a best book of the year by Kirkus, the Kansas City Star, and Time Out New York, which said that “Stephen Elliott’s superb, sprawling meta-memoir might be just what the genre needs.”Facebook RSVP encouraged.

The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555975708
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - September 28th, 2010

In this groundbreaking memoir, Stephen Elliott pursues parallel investigations: a gripping account of a notorious San Francisco murder trial, and an electric exploration of the self. Destined to be a classic, The Adderall Diaries was described by The Washington Post as "a serious literary work designed to make you see the world as you've never quite seen it before."

Whip Smart: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312561024
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - March 2nd, 2010

"A dark, wild, powerful memoir about a young woman's transformation from college student to professional dominatrix

"While a college student at The New School, Melissa Febos spent four years working as a dominatrix in a midtown dungeon. In poetic, nuanced prose she charts how unchecked risk-taking eventually gave way to a course of self-destruction.