This book is made up of non-fiction essays the author wrote for GQ, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. Most of them are riveting. Some of them are a little boring. All of it is interesting, even when it’s boring in long stretches.
Some of my favorite essays can be read online for free, and as I’m just now discovering, he wrote all of them for GQ. But you should just read the whole damn book, as it’s a pleasure.
Upon This Rock
Getting Down to What Is Really Real
The Final Comeback of Axl Rose
Violence of the Lambs (fair warning, this one might give you nightmares)

This book is made up of non-fiction essays the author wrote for GQ, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. Most of them are riveting. Some of them are a little boring. All of it is interesting, even when it’s boring in long stretches.

Some of my favorite essays can be read online for free, and as I’m just now discovering, he wrote all of them for GQ. But you should just read the whole damn book, as it’s a pleasure.

Upon This Rock

Getting Down to What Is Really Real

The Final Comeback of Axl Rose

Violence of the Lambs (fair warning, this one might give you nightmares)

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  1. deltadazzling reblogged this from peterwknox and added:
    New to read, I got an advanced copy from Media Bistro when it came out.
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  3. peterwknox said: Liked this book.
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  5. 52books said: The one about the caves was kind of boring.
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