Like many drug memoirs, Permanent Midnight starts off with a great premise: man is young, man is poor, man meets drugs, man falls in love with drugs, man gets sudden rush of... Read morePublished on May 13 2004 by N. Siefers
Some of us stop off at McDonald's for an egg mcmuffin and coffee on the way to work. Not Jerry, his is an assortment of chemicals that make a big mac look healthy. Read morePublished on April 1 2004 by "stephpeskie"
This book is about a subject that I did not really want to read about (drug addiction) but the way it was told made me love this book. Read morePublished on Dec 11 2003 by E. Karas
Permanent Midnight is a deservedly praised masterpiece of a memoir, the chronicle of a man with enormous imagination and writing talent who is hell-bent on overcoming his sense of... Read morePublished on March 21 2003 by M. JEFFREY MCMAHON
How many books about junkiehood are there out there? Let us count... Many, many, many, and I've read a majority of them. Read morePublished on May 3 2002 by Emily Whiteman
While no one would argue that Mr. Stahl is a very talented writer, I just could not get through this book. Read morePublished on April 14 2002
First let me say that Jerry Stahl is a good writer. This book does not disappoint because Stahl can't get his point across clearly or in an entertaining way. Read morePublished on March 13 2002 by P. Zrimsek
This book reads as a wonderful and contemporary account of Hollywood, television, drugs, and most importantly, the life and drama of one lonely man. Read morePublished on June 23 2000 by Azen