Postcards From the Edge by Carrie Fisher: book club and discussion.

In Carrie Fisher’s Hollywood Novel, Rock Bottom Is a Hilarious Place to Be

In Carrie Fisher’s Hollywood Novel, Rock Bottom Is a Hilarious Place to Be

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Jan. 23 2017 4:09 PM

The Audio Book Club Receives Some Postcards From the Edge

Slate critics discuss Carrie Fisher’s spirited novel about Hollywood.

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Next month, the Audio Book Club will dig into The Lyrics: 1961–2012 by Bob Dylan. Stay tuned for our discussion in February!

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Postcards from the Edge

Check out this great listen on Audible.com. In a stunning literary debut, Carrie Fisher chronicles the excruciatingly funny adventures of Suzanne Vale, young film star and drug addict, who survives a rehab clinic only to rejoin the equally harrowing world of Hollywood. Out there on the edge, desp...

See all the pieces in this month’s Slate Book Review.

Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.

Laura Bennett is Slate’s features director.

Aisha Harris is a Slate culture writer and host of the Slate podcast Represent.

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer.