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Nick Flynn
Nick Flynn is the award-winning author of Some Ether, Blind Huber, The Ticking is the Bomb and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. He divides his time between Texas, where he teaches at the University of Houston, and Brooklyn, New York. show more

Nick Flynn is the award-winning author of Some Ether, Blind Huber, The Ticking is the Bomb and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award. He divides his time between Texas, where he teaches at the University of Houston, and Brooklyn, New York.
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Birth date: January 01, 1960
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Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman
Loved Flynn's memoir, but these poems are flabby, lifeless, and self-absorbed.
Nancy
Nancy rated it 5 years ago
The bold and colorful title and cover caught my eye at the library. I wasn’t sure I wanted to read another depressing memoir about homelessness, but since it took place in Boston, a city I’m quite familiar with, I decided to give it a go. There were some darkly humorous moments, as I’d expected from...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it 5 years ago
Good, effective memoir/story of the author's father's struggle with homelessness and alcohol and drug use. Very well-written and compelling. A good read.
grapeapril75
grapeapril75 rated it 6 years ago
I received a free copy of this book through Goodreads First Reads. Having not read the original memoir I was unsure what to expect. This is a delightful series of short entries of the author on set of the making of the movie of his previous memoir! It is am engaging read with quick passages. It almo...
Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it 6 years ago
Despite the important topic here (homelessness and poverty in America), the book was lacking in impact for me. I found it a struggle to get through, not because it was too strong or too upsetting, but because I never found a way in. It felt as self-important as "A Staggering Work of Heartbreaking ...
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