The most lacerating tale of drug addiction since William S. Burroughs' Junky. --The Boston Globe
Again and again, the book delivers recollections that leave the reader winded and unsteady. James Frey's staggering recovery memoir could well be seen as the final word on the topic.--San Francisco Chronicle
A brutal, beautifully written memoir.--The Denver Post
Gripping . . . A great story . . . You can't help but cheer his victory. --Los Angeles Times Book Review