Wishful Drinking was a truly amazing book. Not only is it one of the best non-fiction books I have ever read, it is also one of the few non-fiction books I have read several times. When people ask me why I had such a strong and positive reaction to Wishful Drinking, the one thing that pops to mind is this: I simply love how open and honest she is about her inner crazy ( As Fisher puts it, “I feel I'm very sane about how crazy I am.”) She is so candid about everything from her family, friends, relationships, career, and her own personal issues. I simply loved it!
Fisher's second memoir, Shockaholic, is wonderful. This time around, she focuses on topics such as her recent extreme weight loss, going on a double date with Senator Chris Dodd and Edward Kennedy, and her relationships with the King of Pop, Micheal Jackson; her stepfather, Harry Karl; and her father, Eddie Fisher. Her writing is funny, honest, and addicting. This is definetly another memoir I will be rereading sometime soon!
Books by Carrie Fisher:
- Postcards From the Edge (1987)
- Surrender the Pink (1990)
- Delusions of Grandma (1994)
- The Best Awful (2003)
- Wishful Drinking (2008)
- Shockaholic (2011)