Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty. Eventually, the maniacal nights of booze, drugs, and sex give way to rude awakenings in empty rooms, jail cells, and beds of snow … [Read more...] about Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have by Michael Rossi
The Courage to Surrender By John W. Unlike the memoir of a famous person, my story lives with the millions of baby boomers who passed me a joint and a beer in college and again at the corporate picnic. My memoir is rough around the edges, and so was I, as you will see throughout my life. My daydreams of the ’50s were interrupted by Dad’s paradigm for manhood, and my first beers at eight, those experiences came together to establish a lifetime of doing things I knew wrong. Having grown up in … [Read more...] about The Courage to Surrender by John W.