Desire: Where Sex Meets
By Susan Cheever
Simon & Schuster, 174 pages, $23
Every so often in this thin book about “sex addiction,” the sea of psychotherapeutic gobbledygook parts and John Cheever, the author’s famous father, peeks through. He appears literally, mixing the young and heartsick Susan Cheever a gin and tonic as he Read More
My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson-His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous , by Susan Cheever. Simon and Schuster, 306 pages, $24.
He demanded a drink on his deathbed. Yes, in the final days of his long, knotty life, after 36 years of hard-fought sobriety and public battle against the demon rum, the man Read More
Note Found in a Bottle: My Life as a Drinker , by Susan Cheever. Simon & Schuster, 192 pages, $23.
It’s not surprising the novelist Susan Cheever got entangled in the drinking habit very young. Her father was John Cheever, arguably the most accomplished short story writer America has produced, and certainly high on Read More