Description - Dear Diary by Lesley Arfin
Following a remarkable run in its singular hardcover format (over 20,000 copies in print after two printings) and having captured a devoted fan base that continues to grow, Dear Diary arrives in trade paperback. Within only several months of its release, this highly acclaimed title reached thousands of readers who sparked enthusiastic discussions on MySpace Books, was covered exhaustively on teen and literary blogs alike, and repeatedly hit the top of numerous must-read lists at Amazon. With glowing reviews from national publications like Jane and Paper magazines, who have generated an electrifying buzz with praise of its unique sensibility and sincerity, Dear Diary is undoubtedly on its way to becoming a teen classic in the vein of Go Ask Alice and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. When Arfin wrote about Sheryl Rosenthal (it's funny how you remember everyone's first and last name like that) making her feel retarded back in sixth grade, the world was a dark, lonely place and she could see no light at the end of the tunnel. When she discovered heroin, things got even worse. Today, with the perspective only rock bottom can give you, Lesley looks back at the apocalypse that was
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(181mm x 133mm x mm)
Publisher: powerHouse Books,U.S.
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Author Biography - Lesley Arfin
Lesley Arfin was born in Long Island, NY in 1979. She graduated with a BA from Hampshire College in 2001. Besides writing the Dear Diary column in Vice, she has written a number of other articles for the magazine, including The Vice Guide to Guilty Pleasure and The Vice Guide to Finding Yourself, both of which appeared in The Vice Guide to Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll. Her work has also appeared in Jane, i-D, Nylon, Paper, and Fashion Now 2 (Taschen, 2005). She lives in New York City.