From David Carr (1956–2015), the “undeniably sensible and dogged journalist” (Entertainment Weekly) and creator of the moment New York Times bestseller that the Chicago Solar-Times known as “a compelling story of drug abuse, depression, and, in the end, wish.”

Do we remember that simplest the tales we will reside with? Those that make us glance just right within the rearview reflect? In The Night time of the Gun, David Carr redefines memoir with the revelatory story of his years as an addict and chronicles his adventure from crack-area common to common columnist for The New York Times. Constructed on sixty videotaped interviews, felony and scientific data, and 3 years of reporting, The Night time of the Gun is a ferocious story that makes use of the gear of journalism to reality-take a look at the prior. Carr’s research of his personal historical past finds that his odyssey thru dependancy, restoration, most cancers, and lifestyles as a unmarried discern used to be way more harrowing—and, in spite of everything, extra incredible—than he allowed himself to remember that.

Fierce, gritty, and memorable, The Night time of the Gun is “an odyssey you’ll in finding exhausting to omit” (People).