“Dependency is startlingly unlike any other memoir about addiction. It doesn’t telegraph from the start that it’s a story about addiction. In a person’s real life, addiction always arrives as a horrific shock, a jarring and outrageous disruption of narrative order. Dependency is the only book I’ve read that captures that experience. Told in the present tense, the result is a stunningly immersive and intimate story. We seem to experience Ditlevsen’s life with her, moment by vivid moment.” Read more...
The Best Addiction Memoirs
Matt Rowland Hill,