Author(s): David Carr
The instant "New York Times" bestseller now in trade paperback: a "compelling tale of drug abuse, despair, and, finally, hope" ("Chicago Sun-Times"). - Critical and commercial phenomenon: "The" "Night of the Gun "hit bestseller lists thanks to" "a national tour and rave reviews from every major newspaper in the country. "Imagine James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces" on a dose of truth serum, suffuse it with some cynical humor and a good handful of self-depreca- tion, and you get David Carr's remarkable and immensely readable memoir," wrote the "New York Post. People "magazine gave it three" "stars, saying ""The Night of the Gun" is an odyssey you'll find hard to forget." - Lacerating honesty, scrupulous reporting: Many memoirists of dysfunction, addiction, and recovery have told incredible stories-- what distinguishes Carr is his credibility. "Entertainment Weekly "wrote, "Carr is an" "undeniably brilliant and dogged journalist, and he's written an unforgettable memoir: A." - Website: NightofTheGun.com, the ground- breaking, interactive, multimedia website with videos and documents from the book's research, was launched with the hardcover and will continue to draw visitors.
David Carr is a reporter and the Media Equation columnist for "The New York Times" and has been a contributor to "New" "York "magazine and" The Atlantic Monthly." From 1993 to 1995" "he was editor of the "Twin Cities Reader" in Minneapolis. He lives with his family in Montclair, New Jersey.