DAVID SHEFF is the author of several books, including the #1 New York Times best-selling memoir Beautiful Boy. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Wired, and many other publications. His ongoing research and reporting on the science of addiction earned him a place on Time magazine's list of the World's Most Influential People. Sheff and his family live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit David at DavidSheff.com, and on Twitter @david_sheff.
"An honest, hopeful book, coming at a propitious moment in the meth epidemic." --Publishers Weekly
"An excellent book that all parents can relate to whatever their
children's situation." --Library Journal, starred review
"Those of us who love an addict--or are addicts ourselves--will
find Beautiful Boy a revelation." --Martin Sheen, actor "A welcome
balm to millions . . . who thought they were making this journey
alone." --Armistead Maupin, author of The Night Listener
"This book is going to save a lot of lives, and help heal . . .
hearts." --Anne Lamott, author of Grace (Eventually)
"Moving, timely, and sobering. It's also startlingly beautiful."
--Sir Richard Branson, chairman, Virgin Group "An extraordinary
story of pain, perseverance and hope." --William C. Moyers, author
of Broken "Honest, reflective and deeply moving. Beautiful
Boy is about: truth and healing." --Mary Pipher, author of
Reviving Ophelia "For . . . anyone who has ever wrestled
with holding on and letting go." --Thomas Lynch, author of The
Undertaking "A masterpiece of description and feeling . . .
immediate, informative and heartbreaking." --Susan Cheever, author
of Note Found in a Bottle