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Podcast Episode 002: Jamie Iredell

 
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In episode 002 of the Monkeybicycle podcast, Jamie Iredell reads from his new collection of essays, I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac (Future Tense Books). Iredell takes on such topics as drugs, alcoholism, body image, racism, feminism and religion, while shining a light on some of the darkest moments of his life. He reads here from a chapter titled “A Brief History of Opiate Use.”

 

What reviews are saying:

“If Hunter S. Thompson had decided to write something while pretending to be a anthropologist with a passion for booze and a big heart, the result would probably be something like this. ” —Verbicide Magazine

“. . . a moving collection of work . . . contains some of the best essays you’re likely to read this year.” Vol. 1 Brooklyn

 

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Buy a copy of I Was a Fat Drunk Catholic School Insomniac here,
and follow Jamie Iredell on Twitter here.

 


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