The author of the iconic New York Times bestseller Smashed undertakes a quest to confront her own anger.
In the years following the publication of her landmark memoir, Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood, Koren Zailc
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I was excited to hear the book in the author's own voice, however I was initially put off by it. Having read, loved, listened to Smashed it was a small shock to hear this small voice. It did not take long, however, to remember the person I met in Smashed. The author described herself in the aforementioned memoir as someone who's growth was stopped at a certain point, and that is important to remember here. The book is beautifully written, sometimes to a distracting extent, and listening to the author speaking in her own voice is actually more rewarding than the previous audio book. I look forward to the future works of Koren, and am grateful she was able to tell this part of her life in her own voice, both on paper and to our ears.