Monday, December 8, 2014

Six top books about wounded masculinity

Laura Kipnis's new book is Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation. One of her six favorite books about wounded masculinity, as shared at The Week magazine:
A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley

On the verge of a divorce, Exley surveyed the wreckage of his life in funny, coruscating, painfully lyrical sentences. He presented it all as a "fictional memoir" by a drunken, self-destructive, impotent failure — in his own eyes, anyway.
Read about the other books on the list.

A Fan's Notes is one of Dan Barden's six top stories of addiction.

--Marshal Zeringue