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Inspired by the ongoing international success of the city-based Akashic Noir Series (Brooklyn Noir, Boston Noir, Paris Noir, etc.), last year Akashic created the new Drug Chronicles series. On the heels of The Speed Chronicles (Sherman Alexie, William T. Vollmann, Megan Abbott, James Franco, Beth Lisick, etc.) and The Cocaine Chronicles (Lee Child, Laura Lippman, etc.) comes The Heroin Chronicles, a volume sure to frighten and delight. The literary styles are varied, as are the moral quandaries herein.

Heroin has long been understood as the most "literary" of narcotics, and this collection will, for better and worse, have tremendous pop cultural appeal.

Featuring brand-new stories by: Eric Bogosian, Lydia Lunch, Jerry Stahl, Nathan Larson, Ava Stander, Antonia Crane, Gary Phillips, Jervey Tervalon, John Albert, Michael Albo, Sophia Langdon, Tony O'Neill, and L.Z. Hansen.

©2013 Akashic Books (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Interesting Insight

This was an enlightening book as I'm learning how the addict struggles. I'm always thinking why don't they just quit. Now I have a greater understanding and sympathy for those caught in the terrible web of addiction.

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Some stories were better than others. First 2 were good. Some were hard to follow or boring.

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Too trashy for me!

Just not what I want to hear. There should be a warning about explicit language, etc. I regret the purchase and wish to have the audiobook removed from my account and library.