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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Jan 11, Xear rated it it was ok Shelves: My issue with Frey is not that he ficitonalized parts of his memoir that’s why it’s a memoir not an autobiography – someone tell Oprah, please but that he didn’t do it well.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. She grew up a Jewish American Princess in Long Island, endured the same cattiness and extreme self-consciousness all teenagers suffer through, became a punk, then a raver, then went off to college — and became a full-blown junkie. I expected something great out of this book but it fell short, really really short. Maybe I had the world’s most uneventful adolescence. The problem is that A I was looking through the bookstore purchasing materials for my vacation rare treat to self when this book on display jumped out at me.


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There were many relatable situations and it was hilarious and awkward to read the authors perspective as an adult. Sep 04, Becca rated it it was amazing. The setup is actually pretty clever: I was “ousted” in about 5th grade.

Read more Read less. Hardcoverpages. While she is a decent writer, and the entries aren’t quite as boring as one reviewer would have you believe, I was ultimately left with the feeling that I really don’t like or care about Leslie that much. Special excitement bonus points for the awesome illustrations by one of my favorite cartoonists, Vanessa Davis!

No matter who she talks to about the days we all discovered sex, drugs, and rock ‘n roll, one thing becomes abundantly clear: I am soon going to be a librarian, but I got up from reading the last page of this book, walked straight over to my bin and chucked it in. I felt like she was trying to impress us.

One person found this helpful. And even though I completely fuck up consistently, I somehow manage to land an internship with a diaary and write stuff in New York CIty and ugh why doesn’t anyone like me? To those readers, I say be grateful for the hard-earned wisdom that comes with age.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? These “updates” didn’t necessarily give any insight, but just kind of explained who people were and what was going on.

A Memoir Kindle Edition. Sometimes they become new enemies. Dear Diary Lesley Arfin No preview available – Feb 17, Kate rated it it was ok Shelves: She graduated with a BA from Hampshire College in I do not like them and sometimes, like this one, they have the word “frenemy” in them.


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So I said, “What the hell” and decided to read it. It would be interesting to do an updated update. Lesley inserts an old diary entry from her teen or young adult years, and then writes an update or interviews the people mentioned in it. English Choose a language for shopping. Candy-fluff with a razor edge. Literally all I got out of it was “I’m a rich white girl whose parents cover all my bills so I can go to Hampshire College and do all kinds of drugs.

Havent read anything in years and I read this in 3 days.

And, unlike Arfin, I never want to show my diaries drar anyone, let alone publish them for t Full disclosure: Get drunk”, I was a bit uncomfortable with the idea of young girls using this as a guide or something to relate to.

Open Preview See a Problem? I don’t remember any of the details but I will never forgot the feeling of isolation and the sinking feeling in my heart and stomach.

First of all, there are a million typos. She just wants them to know what they might be getting into.