Dear Diary [Lesley Arfin, Chloe Sevigny] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dear Diary is a collection of more than ten years of diary entries . Dear Diary has ratings and reviews. Pilouetta said: maybe it’s just me. maybe we got off to a bad start when she said she was punk in at t. VICE. The Design Issue |. by Lesley Arfin. |. Dec 1 , am. Dear Diary Dear Diary,. I’m in Long Island once again. Tonight for some strange.

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Not Enabled Word Wise: Oh well, at least I’m still alive and I’m glad Lesley is too. Learn more about Amazon Prime. No matter who she This book had me laughing, pausing and taking notes of my own memories. Kids and teens are going to do drug and act irresponsibly anyway, no need to encourage them talking about how cool drug are.

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Dear Diary by Lesley Arfin

I have an idea of what she was talking about but if a teenager was reading it today, they might get a little lost. A collection of a girl’s funniest diary entries from 12 to 25 years old.

This is a common theme throughout the book: Literally no one spoke to me for a few weeks. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I love how the diary entries realy give you a glimps of what goes on in the mind of an addict.

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Diray do so many writers who live in New York City think every single thing they say and do, no matter how mundane it is, is somehow compelling because they live in New York City? Showing of 38 reviews.


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I may not of come from Long Island, but I did come from upstate New York and saw way too many of my friends especially those who were really fantastically artsy die from heroin overdoses. Feb 05, Pilouetta rated it did not like it Recommended to Pilouetta by: And what a goddamned waste of time it was.

Recommendations on the back made it seem like it would be enjoyable, funny, and a speedy read. Hardcoverpages. Has your perspective not changed at all in 13 years? Sep 10, Valerie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

She is wearing sunglasses and blowing bubble gum to obscure what she looks like, her small arms tossed up in a faux gangster pose. Balls is not what the book lacks. Lesley i Lesley Arfin has been writing professionally since Very easy to read.

I’d not heard of Lesley Arfin, but apparently she writes for Rookie and I adore Rookie and the aforementioned bookstore was also selling copies of Rookie Yearbook One. I expected something great out of this book but it fell short, really really short.

Aug 31, Lori rated it did not like it Shelves: It’s just not well done. Lady Gaga fans put your paws up! Though some of the subject matters were tough like later in the book with heroin it was still a very pleasant and light read for me. View all 3 comments.

I was 6 inso I wasn’t familiar with every early 90s reference. Lesley Arfin’s journal entries and especially her observations from an older age really rang true to me, capturing the insecurities and desperation to please that I think all young girls go through. There were many relatable situations and it was hilarious and awkward to read the authors perspective as an adult.


Oh, and had I not been terrified of needles. She graduated with a BA from Hampshire College in Aug 26, Eliza rated it did not like it Shelves: I loved this book! This mostly consist of her reminiscing about all the funny things that happened when she was high and not-at-all-subtly steering the conversation back to herself whenever the other person tries talking about their own lives. Oh This book was terrible Sometimes they become new enemies.

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Aug 02, Colleen Weatherly rated it it was ok. Special excitement bonus points for the awesome illustrations by one of my favorite cartoonists, Vanessa Davis! Nov 03, matt. These “updates” didn’t necessarily give any insight, but lesleu kind of explained who people were and what was going on.

Like, am I supposed to care tha I’m sorry to say this, because I thought I would like this book, but it sucked.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Return to Book Page. Customers who bought this item also bought. She seems like she feels pretty sorry for herself or thinks she’s dfar too cool for everyone. Arfin wants her experience to say something about adolescence in general:

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