by Frederick Exley
This fictional memoir, the first of an autobiographical trilogy, traces a self professed failure's nightmarish decent into the underside of American life and his resurrection to the wisdom that emerges from despair.
Categories: Biographies & Memoirs• Literature & Fiction
Reading time: 10 – 11 hours
Probably 50 years on since it was written. And Fred is amazing, super smart. For me, this is like first, second and third place in terms of best book. It’s that special.