Lit (Kobo eBook)

Lit By Mary Karr Cover Image
Available Now



New York Times Book ReviewThe New YorkerEntertainment WeeklyTimeWashington PostSan Francisco ChronicleChicago TribuneChristian Science MonitorSlateSt. Louise Post-DispatchCleveland Plain DealerSeattle Times • NBCC Award Finalist

Mary Karr’s unforgettable sequel to her beloved and bestselling memoirs The Liars’ Club and Cherry “lassos you, hogties your emotions and won’t let you go” (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times).

Lit is about getting drunk and getting sober; becoming a mother by letting go of a mother; learning to write by learning to live. Written with Karr's relentless honesty, unflinching self-scrutiny, and irreverent, lacerating humor, it is a truly electrifying story of how to grow up—as only Mary Karr can tell it.

The Boston Globe calls Lit a book that “reminds us not only how compelling personal stories can be, but how, in the hands of a master, they can transmute into the highest art." The New York Times Book Review calls it “a master class on the art of the memoir” and Susan Cheever states, simply, that Lit is “the best book about being a woman in America I have read in years."

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780061959684
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2009